A Terrible Wife

I may be the fun parent but I’m a terrible wife. Earlier this summer, I posted (and did a little jig) about my kids saying I was the fun parent. While shocked to learn they view me as such, I’ve come to accept the title. On Monday when hubs came …

Pick Your Battles

Did your mom ever tell you that little tidbit of wisdom when you were younger? If so, did it make any sense to you at the time? I’ll admit, I’ve never been the best at this. I typically run head long into battle (i.e., minor arguments) without much thought of …

That’ll Leave a Mark

Last Friday night was pretty awful (though in the grand scheme of things, not really). Pepa was here for a visit so, of course, we were eating out for dinner. We had an errand or two to run first, and it apparently takes an hour from the time we decide …

Too Cool For School

I got a call yesterday from the UALR professor who’s in charge of lining up adjunct faculty for the Rhetoric and Writing Department. He and I had talked and exchanged emails/phone messages before the holidays about my possibly teaching a few classes. Looks like I’m going to be teaching two …

Happy Anniversary

This past Saturday was our 10th wedding anniversary and we just keep getting better! We had a wonderful time on a weekend getaway to Branson. We had planned on going to our house in TN, renting a Uhaul and bringing some stuff back here for the move out of the …

Talking Points

So I’m really enjoying this whole blogging thing but … I sort of “got in trouble” on Saturday about it. I’d been sitting in the recliner pecking away at the keys when Bryan suddenly asked, “What’re you smirking about?” (Was I smirking? I didn’t realize it.) Anyway, I quickly answered, …