Monthly Archives: August 2010

14 posts

The Kids

Unanswered Prayers

I’ve spent the last year feeling sorry for myself and being  angry as hell because I don’t have a full~time job.  Honestly, I just couldn’t move past the thought of being financially dependent on my husband and sitting at home all day long.  Before anyone jumps on me, understand this: […]

The Handmaid's Tale

Online Book Club: The Handmaid’s Tale

A few weeks ago I joined an online book discussion group hosted by Trish at Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin’?  The actual discussion takes place at Classic Reads Book Club and the discussions are truly awesome.  We’re reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, this is one of my favorite books. […]

Back in the Saddle Again

Tonight I attended the New Adjunct Faculty Orientation at the university where I’ll be teaching.  Yay!  Can I tell you how excited I am to be back in the saddle classroom again?  I truly enjoy teaching and interacting with students, I think I learn just as much in the process […]


17 Years Ago Today…

I gave birth to my first child.  Like all mother’s I remember that day as if it were yesterday…. It was a hot and sticky day and I was stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana and I was 4 days past my due date.  To say I was miserable would be […]

Tony Preparing for the Race

Every now and then I write about Tony and his racing and how much I enjoy riding in the car with him.  I don’t ride often but when I do, it’s crazy fun.  Imagine whipping around the orange cones in a big ol’ parking lot, tires squealing, smoke and exhaust […]