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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Because in my younger years I didn't think. And I also wore teeny sizes.

Sometimes I get on the blog and wonder why on earth people read this.  Or that.  Especially this.... chapter 114 of Nothing Much Going on Around Here.   I figure people read it for the same reason my mother always read my diary.  This blog really is my diary,…
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Today I've been a mom for 14 years

I read a lovely Facebook post recently dedicated to Mothers Day.  Such an un-Kristi-like kind of lovely that it made me feel left out of the lovely mothers club.  It was a gal remembering her birth experience by visiting her midwife, re-living the moments tog…
Sunday, June 22, 2014

This is a really short post.... because. Just because.

An old college boyfriend asked me not long ago if he ever took me on his famous date of antiquing followed by a sweet small town picnic.  And sadly, I had to tell him that I missed out on that one.  And then I had looming self doubt about why I didn't get…
Sunday, June 15, 2014

here's a short version of life lessons learned from my dad. Or maybe better titled, I'll drink a beer to that.

I never knew I had one ear that didn't match the other till I was in high school.  Maybe my junior year,... when a  friend noticed and and acted all horrified.  Like I was the bearded lady at the circus.  And up until that point I had never - ever - notic…
Sunday, June 8, 2014

I had a dream last week. One of those bad mom dreams where I yelled a lot and then a whole lot more and...

I had a dream last week.  One of those bad mom dreams where I yelled a lot and then a whole lot more and then ended up flying out of the driveway late for school and knocking down the backyard fence.  Thankfully just a dream.  Especially since I can't aff…
Saturday, June 7, 2014

Sometimes being still and knowing your place in God's great plan is the biggest accomplishment of them all

Today a lady came to class with her entire mid section wrapped in plastic wrap.  She said she thought it would help her lose weight faster.  So I told her it may help a bit just as long as she never eats or drinks again ... replacing her fluids... because she…