This week is a light writing week, due to holiday adventures. Tomorrow is Independence Day, perhaps America's most important holiday as a country. The day we secured our right to govern ourselves, a country separate from Britain. As the memes have been saying "The Original #Brexit". Or as I think to myself sadly, a holiday… Continue reading Independence Day
It's actually Sunday as I write this. You see, my birthday is Monday this year and I always treat it like a holiday. This year is no different. I will continue to do nothing strenuous as long as I can on my birthday. Since I am accountable to be nowhere in particular, I have that… Continue reading What Do You Want For Your Birthday?
Recently, I've been given a limited taste of what it's like to be a "single" parent. I am by no means a single parent - I have a wonderful and loving husband who adores both my son and me very much. However, he was gone for two and a half months, and I was on… Continue reading An Ode to a Solid Parenting Partner
At the beginning of May a friend of mine created a private Facebook group where we could get together and hold each other accountable, and motivate each other, to change our diet and exercise habits. It's now June, and I wanted to share my progress. According to the numbers on the scale, I have lost… Continue reading End of the Month Accountability Update
While my husband was in the Air Force, he was deployed. Twice, actually. One particularly memorable story he told me was from a deployment while he was gone over Christmastime. That Christmas, he was responsible for overseeing the safe departure of the caskets of several of his fellow airmen. I don't remember the number of casualties… Continue reading Memorial Day – A Tribute
Typically I only write about mommy stuff, and I feel this is loosely enough related to include in my blog, so here goes. An Open Letter To My Husband: You are not like most men. You rarely get sick, and when you do, you're not a gigantic baby. You power through, and do what you… Continue reading An Open Letter To My Husband