The $10 Solution To Saving a Marriage and/or Preventing Jail Time

If you haven’t guessed by now, I love to take the ridiculous moments in my life and turn them into a (hopefully) humorous post for you, my dear readers. Okay, so every now and again I like to spout off my opinion on religion, share a recipe and my latest diet trend, or a bee … More The $10 Solution To Saving a Marriage and/or Preventing Jail Time

My Viking Funeral

The death of a distant family member or friend, especially an unexpected one, produces a flood of emotions, to include the need to prepare and plan for the “what ifs”.  Over the past week, upon learning of the tragic death of an acquaintance, my husband and I quietly discussed our wishes in the event of … More My Viking Funeral

A Baseball Named Karma

Last Thursday, my son’s summer baseball season ended with a great big championship game win and a story for you, my dear readers. Back when Jameson’s baseball season started, I noticed one of the other mothers sitting by herself during one of the practices.  Her lawn chair was parked away from all of the other parents and she seemed … More A Baseball Named Karma

Life, Through the Eyes of a Six Year Old

Anyone who lives with a 6-year old knows that life can be very… entertaining. Every day, I happen upon the strangest things.  Sometimes I can put two and two together and figure out Mackenzie’s thought processes.  Other times, these discoveries take a little explanation. The following photos and phrases were captured in the span of a week. 1.) I was … More Life, Through the Eyes of a Six Year Old

My 1st Drill After Retirement: Poopapalooza & Other Fun Happenings

A good friend of mine often comments, after reading some of my stories, “Care,” (that’s what he calls me) “Care, your family should be a freaking sitcom.”  I always laugh it off, but this morning?  Let me tell you, this morning would have made one hell of a hilarious episode.  Not so much for the actors, but seriously, … More My 1st Drill After Retirement: Poopapalooza & Other Fun Happenings