Simple Guacamole

 Like yesterday…...more


A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about the culture shock of moving from a huge city to a small town.  That difference was reinforced the other spades!!...more

You Want To Move Back Home?

Well, let me tell you:I've barely stepped a foot in Nikki's old room since she moved out in 2006. TWO THOUSAND AND SIX! Sure, I went in there to make sure she removed every last trace of Nikkiness and took it with her when she moved out. Not that I didn't want any residual of Nikki here, I just have enough of my own stuff to contend with. My intention back in 2007 when I asked her to get the last of her stuff out of the closet was to spread out. (I do have a splatter painting she made in 3rd grade framed and hanging on a wall). ...more
@Denise thanks! steps are exercise too, right? lolmore

Labor of Letting Go

I wish I had a nickel for every time someone had warned me last year, my son’s last in high school, against the dreaded “empty nest”....more


Hard to believe but this is not Farrah Fawcett. It's me in my high school annual. Wow. I really look vulnerable.  She was with me at BlogHer....more
It was great to meet you!more

School's Out for Summer!

Finally!!!  The summer semester has finally ended.  That was a rough ten weeks! Now I actually have a bit of time off before the madness begins again.  I don't have to pick up my books for fall until the 12th and fall classes don't begin until the that I look at those dates...that doesn't seem like that much time!!  Crap!!!  I have a huge (and I mean humongous) list of stuff to get done before school begins again.  Ugh!!...more

Winding Down

The summer semester is almost over!  I only have two finals left...I will be done Wednesday evening!I want to thank you all for hanging around in spite of these huge gaps in posting.  I have been completely overwhelmed this semester and I truly appreciate y'all!Without a doubt...I'll see you Thursday!!Love,Jerri...more