Monthly Archives: May 2009

It CAN be Easy and Still be Good

It CAN be Easy and Still be Good

Anybody besides me feel like they are spinning out of control? End of school year chaos, field trips, vacation planning, appointments, graduation parties, weddings and showers. That’s just the happy stuff. I don’t dare touch on ...
Move over Wiki, Here comes Mama

Move over Wiki, Here comes Mama

Raising kids now is so much different than when I was young. Parents have to be more cautious of strangers, language and content on TV as well as addressing issues with kids that we didn’t deal with. You know, things like too much tim ...
Rebuilding for the Youth of the Community

Rebuilding for the Youth of the Community

Some of you may recall my “black eye” post in January about being introduced to baseball at a young age.  I was fortunate to have parents and neighbors who took an active interest in the youth of the community.  The lessons I le ...
You Can Microwave Those?

You Can Microwave Those?

When my husband and I met, we attended different universities in different cities.  For our first official date, he drove the hour and a half distance to my city for dinner.  When we set the date, he told me to pick out a restaurant for din ...
Oh, My Aching Back

Oh, My Aching Back

Back in January, DH convinced me that the BlogHer conference in Chicago is an opportunity that I shouldn’t pass up.  It’s a close enough drive that I don’t have a huge airfare bill to worry about and I have enough great bl ...
Have Lunch Plans Today?

Have Lunch Plans Today?

What’s on your menu for the day? Let me guess… Mexican food.  I love Mexican food but I’m not much of a crowd person and today, they’ll all be crowded. People will be flocking to Mexican restaurants because it’ ...