Category Archives: current events

Disillusionment

It’s late on Monday night.  The windows are open so we can enjoy the mild weather.  All day the birds have sang in the trees and we’ve heard cars drive up and down our street, but right now in the … Continue reading

Posted in current events, The Boy | 5 Comments

What the world needs now is……

December 14th, 2012 will go down in history as a tremendously, horribly, wretchedly tragic day.  I know that I am not the only one unable to fathom the abominable shooting spree that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And … Continue reading

Posted in current events, musings | 3 Comments

Bald is beautiful.

My family is an Indianapolis Colts football family, (some of us more than others, and some of us against our will.)  In particular, my husband and son are avid fans.  On most Sundays, from September through January, you will find … Continue reading

Posted in current events, My Dad | Leave a comment

An early morning rambling chat.

Gentle reader, it’s four in the morning and I am unable to sleep.  Not even the soporific snores of my “fluffy” (read extremely obese) cat are able to soothe me back to dreamland.  (Let me interject here that if more … Continue reading

Posted in current events, stream of conscious chats, television | 6 Comments

Watching the Olympics with my kids.

  Today I am guest posting (is a that a verb?  It should be.) over at my friend Robin’s blog:  Pink Dryer Lint.  Robin has been my internet friend for many moons and I am constantly impressed with her insight, … Continue reading

Posted in current events, musings, parenting | 1 Comment

Excuse me while I get on my soapbox for a few minutes

If you haven’t heard the tragic story of Trayvon Martin being gunned down by a reckless self-appointed neighborhood watch thug, then you need to read this article.  It is the best synopsis I’ve found that goes into depth and detail … Continue reading

Posted in current events, family | 5 Comments

Ten years ago.

Ten years and two days ago I was 37 weeks pregnant with my first child.  My mother flew half way across the United States to spend a week with my husband and I.  I remember picking her up at the … Continue reading

Posted in current events, musings | Leave a comment