Gone Fishin’

Summers long ago, we were lucky enough to experience weeklong family vacations.  An entire week = soo lucky. The 'rents, my younger brothers and I drove to a different spot every summer. Colorado Springs, Niagara Falls, New York and Washington D.C. - all while in the family truckster (station wagon to the young'ns). But most vacations took place in the upper Midwest, in... Continue Reading →

Worst. Day. Ever.

"Let me call you back when I know what the EMTs say..." One phone call changed this little family's life and came in the wee morning hours, late spring. At a spry 33-years old and while working his part-time second job, my husband suffered a stroke. I know what you're probably thinking, so let me squash those thoughts right... Continue Reading →

My Faves

I can't imagine what I was thinking when I came up with this list of fave quotes. Just go with it. “Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known.” – Chuck Palahniuk (1999), Invisible Monsters “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and... Continue Reading →

Quote This

Do you ever quote movies in response to real-life situations? Our family sure as shit does. If something happens around here that reminds us of something we've seen in a movie, we quote.  Let me give you a few examples as I know you're dying to know what the hell I'm talking about. Our oldest... Continue Reading →

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