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The One Thing They Never Told Me

On my out and abouts and errand running yesterday, I found myself in the Getting Place looking for a birthday present and picking up some things that we needed around the house.  I was walking past the endcaps in the baby section and I saw these. Adorable.  Right? Yes.  They are too cute.  Robes.  For… Continue reading The One Thing They Never Told Me

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Several years ago Oprah came to town.  She was supposedly going to select her studio audience based on letters written in about why the writer wanted to be there and whom he or she would bring with them. As we'd been stationed overseas for a while, and because of the timing of the airing of… Continue reading These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

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The Paparazzi and Imperfect Moments

Tonight I'm sharing something I wrote back in 2009.  Before Daddy got sick, the crew and I used to crash Mama and Daddy's Monday lunches at Stevi B's on a regular basis.  After our lunch, our Princess would ask to go home with them.  Which she did just about every week, with a trip to the library and the grocery store along the way.  She… Continue reading The Paparazzi and Imperfect Moments

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Miscellaneous Meanderings

So it's Saturday.  And maybe it's because it's a new month or I'm tired or allergies or I'm just getting old, I cannot focus today.  So here's a peek at what I've thought about or done today. Our princess had an extra ballet and tap practice today.  It's recital season and we are so close, so… Continue reading Miscellaneous Meanderings

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Prom Night

My girl.  Her Junior/Senior.  No, really, it's her first and last prom.  It's a long story but this is her junior and senior year, so this is it.  THE PROM. She hemmed and hawed as we do about whether she would go or not.  In the end, she wrote her own check and bought her… Continue reading Prom Night