The Trick of Time

The past couple of weeks (and the next week or so, as well) can only be characterized as volcanic. Most of the time, my life moves along at the same pace, even with minor changes in routine, and while I know that time is marching on and things are changing incrementally, imperceptibly, I have accepted that one day I will look back and be astonished at how far we've come from one place or another. ...more

Good Adoption News!

This past weekend, I received word from E’s appeals attorney that her job was finished: bio dad’s appeal had been dismissed, which means E is now legally free for adoption! Words cannot express how excited we are. Of course, there is now tons of paperwork to go through, and a new homestudy to be done, but we are so close!...more

Prepared but pooped

Y’all, I am tired. Tired. And it’s all my Mom’s fault.The woman is a workhorse. When she knows something needs to get done, she methodically plans, schedules, works and the chore is done. Like, days in advance. ...more

My Godson, College Graduate

My nephew Gregory graduates from college today.Actually, today is the college of education ceremony; tomorrow is the “everybody in creation” whole university ceremony. Jim and I consider ourselves fortunate to attend the slightly smaller(lol) affair....more

I'm Back!

Hi everybody!!!I am back!!  After 64 credit hours and 16 months, I am the proud graduate!I am hoping to get this blog back on track as soon as possible.  I've heard from many of you that you miss it and I miss all of you!!Here's a pic for today!Love,Jerri...more

Weekend Off

Thanks to the fine quality of service Comcast delivers, I couldn’t blog yesterday due to “Circumstances beyond our control”…Argh!Jim’s surprise party went off without a hitch on Saturday and I think it was safe to say a good time was had by all.The food was fabulous, and I had gotten the party trays from Jim’s employer, T&F deli. The trays were really impressive....more

3 Important Job Interview Tips for Post Grads

Congratulations, class of 2014! After the past month of finding the will to show up to what may be the last couple classes of your life in anything more than sweatpants, a semester of feeling the pressure to attend each and every social outing because these are the #BestYearsOfYourLyfe, and furiously searching LinkedIn, Craigslist and the career board of your university for your first post grad job, the time has come to embark upon entering the big bad real world....more

The Thunderstorm

NaBloPoMo ~ January 25, 2014 THE THUNDERSTORM A Short Story By D. B. Mauldin...more

Honoring Lindsey

Danita Clark Able,  Author of Letters From A Whoremonger's Wife This weekend, we’re honoring my Sweet Lindsey; celebrating her accomplishments. In case you haven’t had the privilege to know her yet, please let me tell you a bit about her:...more

The Ex-Wife Said That I Wasn't Family

I need to take a moment and give names to those that I am constantly writing and ranting about. From now on my boyfriend will be called, Reny (short for Renaldo) the GM daughter is Laura, and the GM son is Luke. Yes, that was done intentionally and yes, I think it’s hysterical. Move on....more