My husband, Big Daddy, has some land up in the wilds of Oklahoma.   There's not much there in the town near it but people he's related to, a couple of people he's not, a bar, some sad-looking dogs, and deer.  Lots and lots of deer.  ...more
I just read this to my hubby and I am LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO..... ...more

How an App and Peer Pressure Won Me the Mother of the Year Award

When The Kid was little, I was petrified that something would happen to my little girl, and she wouldn't know what to do. I wanted to equip her for anything... bad touches, peer pressure, bullying, drugs, kidnapping. We played with dolls and acted things out, role-played scenes, and had mini-conversations. If it was suggested in a parenting magazine, I did it. Not obsessively, because I didn't want her to grow up to be a bigger freak than her DNA already assured she would be, but just enough that she would *hopefully* feel in control if something were to come up. ...more
@timessquared   The Kid is a mess!    I think she listens WAAAAAY more than we think.more

Night Time Adventures

I like to sleep.I like it a lot.   I like it so much that if I sit still for too long, I will start to drift off to that sweet, sweet spot where sheep jump fences and Town East Mall morphs into my grandmother's old house.   (Yes, I have a recurring dream about that and no, I won't talk about it today. That's a whole 'nother blog post.)   I can fall asleep anywhere, anytime.  I kinda like to look at it as a challenge.  Asleep in the car? Amateur.  Asleep in a restaurant, totally sober?  OH YEAH.  ...more

Can't Touch This

I hate being scared.   I love the thought of it, though. Scary movies?  Sign me up!...more

The Not-So Cuddly Brown Bear and the Breathe Right Strips

  I grew up in the country, and...more