What I Admired About Barbara Bush

What I Admired About Barbara Bush

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   One of the good ones left us last week. Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush passed away last week in Houston at the age of 92. Since the Bushes live in Houston, our...
Why Texans Love Bluebonnets

Why Texans Love Bluebonnets

There are a few times of the year that make a person especially happy they live in Texas. We are smack dab in the middle of one of them–Bluebonnet Season. The state flower of Texas is an ephemeral little blossom that makes a spectacular appearance once a year,...
Why Can’t It Be Like the Olympics All the Time?

Why Can’t It Be Like the Olympics All the Time?

I LOVE the Olympics. For two and a half glorious weeks every two years, we get to celebrate the best things about us. Things like: Courage Endurance Teamwork Sportsmanship Dedication Visa commercials with Morgan Freeman (EVERYTHING is better with Morgan Freeman) 🙂...
New Year’s Resolution: Be More Like My Dog

New Year’s Resolution: Be More Like My Dog

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. I’m pretty determined and consistent throughout the year, so I don’t really see the need to come up with a bunch of new challenges at the beginning of each year. That’s not to say that I don’t...
What’s Important? A Hurricane Will Help You Decide

What’s Important? A Hurricane Will Help You Decide

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.     I live in Texas, and a little over a week ago, Hurricane Harvey brought a part of our state to its knees. While we will be dealing with the aftermath for quite some time,...
How Can My Nest Be Empty If I’m Still In It?

How Can My Nest Be Empty If I’m Still In It?

“This must be what an amputation feels like.” That is the only thing I could think of to say as my husband and I walked through the parking lot in the dark toward our truck. We had just left our only child in the lobby of her freshman dorm, and had spent...