I’ve been thinking about figs a lot recently. Well, one in particular. My fig. I don’t even know if I like figs, really. I mean, sure, I like them when they’re made into a paste and spread on top of foamy little cake rolls and sold in little plastic trays in the grocery store. But … [Read more…]
Yes, it’s true. Remember last year, when I had to go out and buy a new swimsuit on our trip to South Padre because all of my old ones were too big and I was – literally – “swimming” in them?Â Yes, that suit that I was so proud of…that suit that bared my midriff…yeah, … [Read more…]
That is the title of this year’s PTA Reflections contest.Â As a teacher, I did my duty to inform the students and parents about the reflections contest…but never anything more than that.Â And for the past 5 years as a parent of a school-aged child, I would read through the packet of information, become quickly … [Read more…]
I have a friend from church who has been on an amazing creative journey recently.Â I keep up with her blog and followed her as she’s struggled through this entire process.Â And though she may not be thrilled with the final product, it is good nonetheless.Â Thought-provoking, stirring, inspiring, challenging. To both of the JT’s … [Read more…]
Well, we made it! And so, apparently, did the red tide. As soon as we opened the car doors after pulling into the parking lot at Marisol, it started.Â Coughing, choking, nearly gagging, we stumbled up to the apartment wondering what in tarnation was going on.Â Sure enough, a local informed us as we picked … [Read more…]
Well, another year has gone by, and since I embarrassed him publicly last year with the song about his age, I won’t go into how old he is.Â I’ll just simply offer this song, and say to my brother David, I hope you have the best birthday ever!
Well, glory be.Â It finally happened.Â It’s taken a year, but it finally happened.Â I have hovered at the 28-lb. mark for so long, I was beginning to wonder if I was destined to live the rest of my life there.Â And I guess I would have been happy, knowing I can wear size 12 … [Read more…]