Jackson Speaks

For a while it seemed like I’d never be able to say that, type that, or believe that, but I’m here to tell you that this child has found his voice. ...

Jeremy turns 6.

The first thing he asked me after climbing down from the top bunk this morning was, “Do I look bigger today?” “Yes,” I told him. “...

Conversation Overheard

Jeremy: Jackson, say what I say… Video? Jack: video… Jeremy: …Killed… Jack: killed… Jeremy: …the Radio… Jack: the radi...

Jeremy-isms

It’s been a rough morning, but at least the stress has been punctuated by the funny things that come out of Jeremy’s mouth. For example, as I’...

Where are you from?

I hear this at least twice a week. Whether it’s from someone I interviewed, a co-worker at the paper, or the random person who talks to me at the grocery ...

Texas is harsh.

Foolishly, I thought a quick five mile run at 10:30 in the morning was a good idea. Yet again, I was flat wrong. Near mile two, my water bottle – which wa...

Exactly where IS my cape?

I do feel like Supermom sometimes, so when Corey posed the question under this morning’s Facebook status update, I sat back thinking, “YES, where ex...

Jackson’s Third Birthday

Albeit quiet, Jackson’s birthday – at least, for him – was good. I picked him up early from school and we came home to play in the backyard al...

From Blizzard to Heat Wave

So what if I’m exaggerating; it feels like extreme weather here. It was 84 degrees today, which translates to REALLY HOT in the Texas Panhandle. It just s...

The One Day Blizzard

I’ll make this brief because I’m tired and have no business blogging at 10:30 at night. Honestly, I should be fighting my insomnia by now. Anyway, I...

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