“It’s Us 3 Against the World!”

This weekend Mary Ann, my dad, and I were in the mountains. We drove the Jeep up there with the top off, which is basically my favorite thing to do, so I was happy. We finally got checked into a hotel a little after 10 Friday night and got some rest, so on Saturday MaryContinue reading ““It’s Us 3 Against the World!””

Lord, please don’t take Willie Nelson

Disclaimer: If you are easily offended, just skip this one. I don’t have the mental fortitude to apologize. (In all seriousness, I am truly heartbroken for the families who have lost any loved ones during this time for any reason. I truly do understand how you feel, better than you know, and you are inContinue reading “Lord, please don’t take Willie Nelson”

Benjamin Button and the Fourth of July

This morning Uncle Jesse posted some photos from Independence Days past and they made me smile. My favorite is this gem of Benjamin Button holding a sparkler with a distrustful look on his face, convinced that this poor choice is going to cost him. I love looking back at pictures of my kids when theyContinue reading “Benjamin Button and the Fourth of July”

Mom never would’ve let this happen

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning and I’m sitting in the beach condo awake, trying to let everyone else sleep, thinking about how my mom would have never let me get this sunburned. I put on sunscreen, I sat under an umbrella that we paid too much to rent (pretty sure not having the forethoughtContinue reading “Mom never would’ve let this happen”