5 Things You May Not Know About Texas! (Even if you do, keep reading!)

Texas is not just a haven, it’s a state of mind. When you’re here, you have to understand that it is not at all weird to wave to strangers or make small talk in the liquor store. Even less strange to see someone walking down a farm to market road carrying a shotgun or rifle!… Continue reading 5 Things You May Not Know About Texas! (Even if you do, keep reading!)

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Why Women Live Longer than Men!

People seem to be all about Do It Yourself stuff these days… I love being able to handle certain things on my own and without the massive expenses incurred from paying someone to do what I could have done. Although, sometimes I wonder if paying an expert would be cheaper than a trip to the emergency… Continue reading Why Women Live Longer than Men!

What If?

What if you could go back in time? What would you do? Would you attempt to change something? Would there be consequences to follow? Would it matter? A lot of unknowns. I mean, say you pulled a Biff Tannen… went back and gave yourself some invaluable insight into the future. And say that information resulted in… Continue reading What If?

Sometimes, I Just Don’t Think…

Listen, I don’t know what I am doing. Does that make sense? I have been pretending to be an adult all this time, but really I’m just a kid trapped in an adult’s body! Only I’m not nearly as adorable as Tom Hank’s character in the movie “Big.”

Being Poor Used to Suck

Growing up in various boroughs in and around Dallas, I wasn’t keenly aware of my social status until I was around 11 years old. It was then that I realized exactly how poor my family was. I just always assumed that drive-by shootings, german cockroaches and used drug needles were problems that everyone dealt with. I never… Continue reading Being Poor Used to Suck

When do I call in the “White Coats?”

I was always suspicious that my kids were weird, but now I have confirmed this shit. My own fault really. I’m pretty sure it comes from my parents. I walked into the kitchen a while back and witnessed what I thought was a sweet moment. I observed my daughter (Maggie) standing and staring into space,… Continue reading When do I call in the “White Coats?”

Heated Seats and Other Mysteries. 

So I was carting the kiddos to school when the topic of heated car seats came up (our current grocery-hauler has none). While reminiscing about the luxury of having”bun warmers” the following conversation ensued: Me: “I miss heated seats.  They were my favorite on cold mornings. The next car we get will most definitely have… Continue reading Heated Seats and Other Mysteries.