My Top Three Movies to Spend Five Days In

If you had to be trapped inside a movie for 5 days, which movie would you pick? ~~~~~~~~ I can think of three right off the bat.  It would have to be funny, calm, and maybe a little romance.  I would not like to be stuck in a Horror Movie for 5 days and although I love to read and watch a good mystery/thriller, I don’t think I would want to be stuck in one of those movies for 5 days, either. I can narrow it down to my top three....more

Behind the Scenes

Mary-Jo OkawaArtistic Producing DirectorCopperstar Repertory Co....more

A First (Not Really)!

Welcome to the first of what I am sure will be many future blogs! I am not going to pretend that this is an outlet for my more serious and prophetic of thoughts. Here, you are going to most likely find a hodge podge of my inner ramblings, which depending on the moment/hour/day/week/month/season, may or may not make much sense. "How could this be?" you ask....well, let me tell you a little story....more

Eye To Eye, Movement To Movement... I Met My Stalker Once Again!

 Our precious two-year old Rottie.  Kissy Fairchild will protect his Mommy! ...more

The Real Dangers of Co-Sleeping

Thank you for bearing with me for the past two weeks while we reset our life by three zip codes. I’m feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and we are now completely unpacked in the downstairs bathroom. And here I thought we’d be unpacking for months -- we’ll be living out of boxes for the next two years!...more
@Cheryl M. My 18 month old headbutted me HARD just this morning.  I seriously saw stars and I ...more

Totally Inappropriate Baby Halloween Costumes

I’ll never grow up if I have it my way. I’m more excited about Halloween this year than a six-year-old waiting up for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. During the Halloween festivities last year, Danny was still a wee midget man at just five months old. We dressed him in the hairiest and scariest ape suit we could find…unfortunately, my little monkey man was still too young to participate in the community-wide candy smash and grab....more

Totally Inappropriate Baby Halloween Costumes

I’ll never grow up if I have it my way. I’m more excited about Halloween this year than a six-year-old waiting up for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. During the Halloween festivities last year, Danny was still a wee midget man at just five months old. We dressed him in the hairiest and scariest ape suit we could find…unfortunately, my little monkey man was still too young to participate in the community-wide candy smash and grab....more

January's Monthly Meal Plan

As promised, here’s the January Meal Plan:January Meal Plan(It’s an excel file. My hope is that you can print it as is or use it as a template for your own meal plan. Note: there are links below the calendar to the recipes that are used in the plan.)We’re five days into The Plan already and I thought I should be honest and tell you just how far off track we’ve gone.Day 1:...more

No big deal.. It's just my cervix.

Having abdnormal paps isn't unusual or uncommon, especially with me. Consistently, my downstairs has spewed out bad cells from my very first pap smear experience. I've always just gone to my regular family doctor for my womanly checkups, and the results were always "Well, they're abdnormal but not abnormal enough for us to be concerned. Come back next year." No problem, no worries, I just have a dysfunctional cervix....more

Totally sick dude

Ugh, today I have been feeling a bit under the weather, like I am coming down with something. Which is surprising because I haven't had so much as a cold in years. I've got the constitution of an ox, I have. But I don't look like one. Nor do I use my amazing constitution to pull ploughs or hay wagons.  When I woke up this morning all shivery and with a headache, my first thought was 'I don't remember going out last night,' which could have been a bad sign in itself. But after thinking about it a bit more, I did indeed conclude that I didn't go out last night. ...more