Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Magic of Candlelight

I have a theory that people behave better when there is candlelight.  At least, I believe that is true for my children.  But just in case, we went with 8 candles on the table for Julie’s birthday this weekend.    And … Continue reading

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There’s Something about a Rodeo.

This week was the Fiesta de los Vaqueros – Party of the Cows to all of you – and Tucson just rises to the occasion.  School is closed Thursday and Friday for Rodeo Days, there is a hug parrade, and … Continue reading

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Na Na Na Na Na Na, You say its your birthday…

As far as I remember, I spent most of my childhood following Julie around.  I wanted to go where she went, and I think she made all my friends for me.  She cut my hair and she picked my outfits.  … Continue reading

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It’s not so bad.

I once read that the original meaning of the word “slut” referred to a woman who was not so circumspect with her housekeeping (as opposed to certain other parts of her), and I understood.  I am a slut.  Not the slatternly … Continue reading

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Before? or After?

When we first were living together (hold your disapproval), like so many couples, our furniture was a mess.  It was hand me downs from someone else’s hand me downs.  We had this couch that we called the Vampire Couch, because if … Continue reading

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A Little (Late) Love

Well, I win the jackpot for most un-romantic valentines day celebration perpetrator.  I scheduled a meeting out of town not realizing that it was Valentine’s day.  Of course, that means not only did I forsake my family, but the families … Continue reading

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Not Taposed To.

Grace lost a tooth yesterday, that was really just the tiniest bit wiggly Monday so I was surprised when it came out.  But when I tucked her in, she had written a letter to the tooth fairy that she put … Continue reading

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Vegas, Part Deux

The first time we went to Vegas, Phil and I went with Phil’s brother.  From the moment we got there (after I took off the white T shirt that Del Taco take out ruined on the drive from LA) we … Continue reading

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Secret City

She entered a contest, and SHE WON!  Andra was picked as one of 4 or 5 winners at her school to go to a Young Authors Conference.  Here is her story. Secret City   By Andra D.  Chapter 1 – … Continue reading

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I’m a leavin, on a jet plane

Phil and I are taking what I think is our second ever trip away from the girls (at least together) this weekend and we are going to Las Vegas.  Phil is there for an archery tournament, and I am just … Continue reading

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