When we moved, I wanted to get the kids involved in something quickly so I found a fall softball league for Alyssa. She was all in. For her to play,… Read more >
In 1991, my parents got Mountain Cable and life changed. I had never seen the Addams Family, or Andy Griffith, or the Atlanta Braves. But I became acquainted with all… Read more >
Alyssa has more scars than anyone in our family: 11 to be exact. She keeps count. Each is a trophy for her determination and belief that she can do anything…. Read more >
One of the things that makes me most proud is Alyssa’s love of reading. When school is in session, she usually has two books going at once — one that… Read more >
My blog has been strangely silent for the last little while, and I was thinking I should probably make some explanations. There are a couple of reasons for the cobwebs…. Read more >
On September 11, 2001, I walked into my obstetrician’s office just before the second plane hit. I had no idea anything had happened until I saw everyone in the room… Read more >
I was already frustrated before I made it to the front of the line and realized there was no bag boy. The store was crowded and it had taken longer… Read more >
I have a weakness for coffee cups. I have a cabinet dedicated to them and it’s overflowing. I bought each of them for a reason: because the color is just… Read more >
Where’s the beef? It’s probably hard to believe, but it’s not at our house. A few months ago, I came across something about a woman whose infertility was caused by… Read more >
Matthew forces me outside my comfort zone all the time. He has more of a gung-ho personality, and I have more of a not so much gung-ho personality.
Matt: Let’s move to the Florida Keys.
Me: But what kind of jobs would we get and where would we live and what kind of school system do they have and oh. my. goodness. They have hurricanes.