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Sunday, October 21, 2018

That may have been a 400 lb, 30 year old man on the field...

I sat through my 4th rainy high school football game of the season, watching Kid 1 play one of the last games of his Senior year.  It was Homecoming for our inner city Dallas high school, already the underdog right out of the gate in Friday night's game a…
Sunday, October 7, 2018

nice people eating chocolate while acting like Jesus

Does Kristi ever blog anymore I hear my friends saying?  And the answer is yes, but only when I can write something that doesn't sound:

a) mean
b) meaner
c) meanest

Because, unfortunately,  that's sort of where some of my most recent weeks have taken me. …
Sunday, September 23, 2018

I wish for you pants with no holes

Hello and welcome to the rain forest which is Dallas.  It's a full on mosquito storm around here and I discovered in such a way in the bathroom stall at my son's football game this past Thursday, that even in the nicest of stadiums, in the richest of …
Sunday, September 16, 2018

A trip down frisk and walk lane

It was 1980 something and that's all I'll say to prevent calculations on my age and halt any questions about whether or not I ever wore parachute pants to any important functions.  But I will say without any hesitation that it was a simpler time.  Kid…
Sunday, September 9, 2018

I wonder how the last 14 years have been, original post date September 2015

* author edit:  I wrote these words in 2015 and keep coming back to this post every year.  This year I had a particular reason, ... as I was contacted by a blog reader asking me specifically if I could help her son with a school project.  He needed to intervi…