Past Life

I’m going to start out by saying that while I’ve always believed in reincarnation, it’s always been something that made sense to me, I never really put a lot of thought or energy into wondering about my particular past lives... Read More

Me: There’s an epidemic around here of women not wearing a bra. Hubs: When you call it an epidemic, that makes it sound like a bad thing….... Read More

Sweat and Tears

I’m really without the words to describe how I felt when I went out to the garden this morning. Ruth, Stinky’s shelter dog (who is a fabulous darling dog, but is clearly not getting the exercise she needs) decimated my... Read More

I just feel like we need to have a moment of silence for the season’s first gorgeous tomatoes.... Read More

What are they doing right that domestic foster care isn’t?

We found out last night that 70% of the kids in the International Foster Care program haven’t been moved more than once, with the majority still in their first placement.... Read More

Life Jackets & Children

themamalogues: electradaddy: themamalogues had a post last Wednesday (or in the ElectraDaddy timezone – today) asking for life jacket/PFD (personal flotation device) recommendations. As someone who grew up in a well-known Florida beach resort town, I can’t stress enough the... Read More

How I Love a Trifle

Trifle is a dessert that is near and dear to my heart. They are easy, beautiful to look at, and versatile. Simply put, a trifle is a dessert frequently consisting of layers of cake, fruit, and filling. You can always... Read More

Watching my kids fight without intervening is fascinating.

bujnik: Moments of logic and then moments of hilarious immaturity.  Glad to know I’m not the only one who lets their kids duke it out on their own.... Read More

Made an iced tea/book nook under the pecan tree out front.... Read More

Practicing for a future Father’s Day.... Read More