Lately on the blog...
In Girl Scout camp one summer, we were challenged with scaling the face of a rock wall using tethering equipment, a hope, and a dream. No safety nets. No trampoline at the bottom. No bed of Thin Mints to cushion any fall. Being the considerate girl that I was, I politely let all of the […]
The year was 1978. I had just earned a coveted spot in the school talent show. I needed a groovy song. One that oozed with awesomeness. The choice was obvious. Manilow. (If you don’t know who Barry Manilow is, he’s just like Justin Timberlake…only cooler.) Yes, I was excited to show off my Saturday Night […]
“Mom, do we have enough money to buy this?” “This” was a $5 set of Pokemon cards. After sheepishly looking around Target to see who might have heard him, I grimaced at what I had been inadvertently teaching. Instead of my son asking, “How can I earn these cards?”, he asked, “Do we have enough?” […]