Apparently my name is hard to say. Over the years it's been mispronounced or misunderstood quite a few times. (Somehow on more than one occasion, the person on the other end of the phone has thought I was saying "Pat." How you get Pat from Tara, I got no idea, but there it is.) Perhaps… Continue reading The Name He Gave Me
Tag: Laughing at my life
ode to a q-tip
This morning as I was getting ready it appeared that I had run out of q-tips, and this distressed me greatly. For two reasons. One--I really thought we had more. (Does that ever happen to you? You KNOW you have more of something, it's just out of sight. Or gone.....Just me? Oh, okay.) And two--there is NO substitute… Continue reading ode to a q-tip
Dreams Come True, The Highway Don’t Care
Y'all know that Taylor Swift song--The Highway Don't Care? Oops. Just found out it is really attributed to Tim McGraw. But she sings in it and she's Taylor after all (I live in a house dominated by females who LOVE TS, so my apologies, Mr. McGraw). The song basically says that despite all that is… Continue reading Dreams Come True, The Highway Don’t Care
Shoes That Make Me Wonder…..and Old Habits Die Hard
So ummm, yeah, I'm back. Old habits die hard y'all. All day long while I've peeled peaches and prepared meals and done our OutandAbouts, I've found myself thinking about what I was going to write about. I paid close attention to those around me and the insects and the sunshine, looking for that story that begged to… Continue reading Shoes That Make Me Wonder…..and Old Habits Die Hard
I Want the Caramel Flavored Fluoride Too!
Whoo. What a day. We worked hard to get in as much of our studies as we could before heading out for dentist appointments. Me and the littles. I used to love going to the dentist. That ceased two and a half years ago. I got my first cavity. Ever. I was so mad. I… Continue reading I Want the Caramel Flavored Fluoride Too!