Post about the adventures of being a teen, cross country and track star, writer and adventures in finding the college to park at for the next four years.
The Tree is Up, the Lights are Lit, the Santa’s are Out!
Twinkle Twinkle red balls and lights are up and shimmering on our tree. Every year since 2006 we have driven out to Richardson Tree Farm and bought our Christmas tree along with our dining room table decoration…
In past years we have done this at […]
Defined as: Objectify,to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
A few weeks ago I received a distraught text from one of my oldest daughters friends “I need you for a second or two.” She went on to tell me that she needed my support and could I […]
Having a Drivers License is a Privilege
Not A Right!
The thought is that it is your right to have that little card in your wallet or purse, you took the course, put in the hours, took the test and PASSED! So therefore it is your right to be able to drive your vehicle. Well no it’s not, […]
Happy Place. That concocts so many different feelings and mental pictures for each of us.
I want you to read my “Happy Places” and as the words flow over you and bring to life those mental pictures, think what is
“Your Happy Places?”
What makes you smile?
What makes you stop and take a deep breath?
What makes you take that extra […]
What you may ask is the “Mother of all Road Trips”, and to that I will answer 7,500 miles round trip is the “Mother of all Road Trips”. Holy monkey nuts, yes 7,500 miles round trip, that is what we took on this summer.
# One Traveling Companion
F, the running teen
Bebe, the horse girl
A, F’s […]
School in, is summer over? No I say, NO! I try my hardest to keep summer rolling right into October, if I don’t do that I will go stir crazy…
End of school year rolled around and I had so much to say…. Yeah, take a look you won’t find one word about it on my […]
The things people have said to me when they find out that my daughter is gay will make you (laugh, smile, do a double take, or just say “seriously”.
6 Things people have said about……
We have one of those in our family ~ Really, do you let them out at all?
Oh, well it’s a phase isn’t it? […]
Holy Batman and Robin, Yes! I had that kind of Mother’s Day. Lets just get straight to the point, in years past it has not been the most favorite of days in my book. My expectations are somewhere up around the # 10 mark and what is delivered is a # 2/3…..
Get my point? Good, […]
Making It To The Junior Olympics
Last year we made it to the Junior Olympics, yes there is such a thing. How do you make it to the Junior Olympics? Well you join a Track & Field Club associated with either USA T&F or AAU, bust your butt, and listen to your coach. F has been […]
Is Going to College Sinking In Yet?
Last month Brad and I purchased cars and my beautiful minivan was passed to F. Good manners, good grades are expected and we will gas up every two weeks for her, for that she gets the freedom of driving herself back and forth to school, track practice and to […]