TXPoppet

Suburban homemaker struggling to make peace with the globe trotting action hero living inside her.

Strange Brew or More Traumatic Childhood Cuisine

Ahh, coffee. That delectable brew. The morning eye opener. The afternoon pick me up. The evening relaxer. Coffee, ahhh. I am not a coffee snob. I delight in all of it's varied forms. ...more

My g/f has a retro-food blog where aspic is discussed and even seems to be appreciated. ...more

Behind the Stereotype

Sometimes I make people sick. When I chat with friends and acquaintances about my life and my home and my family, I tell them how proud I am of my Spouse and children and all about their achievements. I do not discuss why I am so proud or what obstacles they overcame. Tonight I want to tell you why I cried in public until I thought my heart would burst. ...more

Riding In Cars With Boys

As most of you know, we have two Great Danes in our home. The first is our princess, Daphne the Dane Who Must Be Obeyed. The second is our foster for Great Dane Rescue, Archer the Handsome but Vengeful. Wait, a vengeful Great Dane? The Gentle Giant of dogs? How can it be? Is he mean? No. He loves everybody and is gentle as a lamb. He lets everyone, even the cat maul him without protest. However, he has discovered The Power of the Poop. ...more

Thanks for this delightful story. Rather a poopy ending! Haven't we all had a similar experience ...more

Riding In Cars With Boys

As most of you know, we have two Great Danes in our home. The first is our princess, Daphne the Dane Who Must Be Obeyed. The second is our foster for Great Dane Rescue, Archer the Handsome but Vengeful. Wait, a vengeful Great Dane? The Gentle Giant of dogs? How can it be? Is he mean? No. He loves everybody and is gentle as a lamb. He lets everyone, even the cat maul him without protest. However, he has discovered The Power of the Poop. ...more

Having once been the mother to a 165# bullmastiff...I can imagine the stench! AACCKK!

Bad ...more

Drive for Glory

It's that time of year again. Friday night lights and the smell of after practice pads. Bear's first Varsity football season is upon us. His weekend consisted of publicity photos at the Chicken Express and Shady Oaks Barbecue (commercial endorsements can be so tiring when you are a star), Team, Position, Group and Individual photos back at school, and of course, practice, scrimmage, practice. Last night was the Varsity "Retreat". ...for more click: http://txpoppet.blogspot.com/2007/08/drive-to-glory.html ...more