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Blessings in the Bird’s Nest

For the past several weeks, I’ve been hating the Houston summer sun just a little bit less than usual, all because of this: You see, load after load of clothes were coming out of the...

Blogging with the WordPress iPhone App

I think it’s nearly impossible to keep up with every shiny new app, tool, site or statistic in social media. You could certainly try, but it’s likely you’ll be trading...

All I Really Need to Know I Learned Playing Angry Birds

In light of my entire family’s recent obsession with the game “Angry Birds” (an iTouch/iPhone app), I figured I would share some of the new-found knowledge I’ve...

In Honor of My Teen Starting Driver’s Ed Tonight…

Here’s a rare laugh-out-loud skit from Saturday Night Live that my 16yo made a point of showing me recently.  (and by the way, we laughed the hardest at the “Having a Sarcastic...

You Say Tomato

Most people would probably look at this store and – if they’re from the South – recognize it as one of several in a chain of Ingles (as in someone’s last name)...

There’s a Monkey in My Walmart

Tonight my 11yo daughter and I took one of those ill-conceived late-night trips to Walmart.  It all started because were bored at home; my husband and two of the other kids were at a...

The Strangest Alphabet

Sunday morning we sat for breakfast in the Platinum lounge of a full service Marriott in Mobile, Alabama.  We looked out of place with our road-weary faces and shabby clothes, but we...

My Major Magazine Debut

An email I received today from a blogging friend: Hey I saw you in this month’s Redbook! I was at the Y and got all excited. It’s a good thing I was on the elliptical. Other...

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