Our mothers, my hubby’s and mine, will soon visit. We coordinate their stays because, well, it blunts their impact.Read more
Recently, our daughter moved from Texas to Utah. We were crushed that she planned to take our only grandchildren, 2-year-old twins with her.Read more
For years, I have been trying to get in shape. I have failed miserably for several reasons. I hate to breathe hard and sweat, and I don’t look good in leggings.Read more
Summer is fast approaching, and families all over the country are planning beach getaways with the kiddos. My advice: leave them at home.Read more
In North Texas, female tennis lovers play in a league known as Tennis Competitors of Dallas (TCD).Read more
As our kids age and start their own lives, we’ve decided we need a bigger pool of playmates.Read more
My husband is an Eagle Scout, so he is always prepared.Read more
During the endless pandemic, my antsy and outdoorsy spouse has stored up more energy than a field of solar panels.Read more
Creating my list of New Year’s resolutions nags at me like a petulant child, and with four kids, I am familiar with the feeling.Read more
Each year, the day after Thanksgiving, I make a series of peeved pledges. I will not cook another Thanksgiving dinner, decorate a table, or wash dishes again.
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Sojourns with sassy sorts are like a facelift for my emotions. Post recovery, it’s still me, but better – happier.
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