I help teach English as a Second Language one night a week at my church. I figure if God has blessed me with a gift of teaching, then I should use it. So I try. The students in the class are adult learners, with a huge amount of courage. My heart goes out to them because I knowContinue reading “Fiesta Time”
This is my nephew Maxx. (the one chewing on his bib) This is my husband Jason. This is the first time I’ve ever seen Jason hold a baby. This is probably the last time, I’ll ever see Jason hold a baby. Neither one of them look like they’re enjoying it much, do they?
This morning I woke up to see,The bathroom scales lying at me. Up five pounds, that can’t be right,The pumpkin pie had Cool Whip light! Elastic’s now my new best friend.Buttons and snaps, never again. There’s nothing left to do but wish,I hadn’t eaten that eleventh dish. If I don’t get my butt in gear,I’ll be the butterballContinue reading “Day After Thanksgiving Blues—a poem—-a very crude poem”
Okay. So I had a mini-nervous breakdown yesterday. I lashed out. I’m better now. It’s just that things are a bit overwhelming to me right now. My toenails need clipping. My mustache needs waxing. Yes, my mustache. My loving brother told me a few years back that I better hurry up and find a husbandContinue reading “Rest, Refresh, Refocus”
My life is hectic lately. And I don’t like it. I like peace and serenity. I go visit the cows. Aw, serenity. The soft moos. The whisper of the breeze through the bluestem grass. The sweet suckling at the teet. The pictures of nature. Aw,serenity. Deep breaths. Calmness in my soul. Until Jason cusses. SeeContinue reading “Serenity Now!”
I’m a loner. I’m a homebody. I’m a recluse, if you’ll let me. I’m an introvert. Thanksgiving. I’ve got a lot to be thankful for. I’ve got five days off. I want to be left alone for five minutes. Can the phone stop ringing? Please. Can anyone relate to this? Anyone?? Besides me and Henry DavidContinue reading “Who I Am.”
Hey Jason, whatcha doin’? Checkin’ for springers. What’s a springer? A cow that’s gettin’ close to calving. How can you tell she’s ready? Any questions? Ladies who are reading this blog: And you think your backside looks bad??I don’t care who you are, this has got to make you feel better about yourself!
I mean look at em! Are those not the cutest things you’ve ever laid eyes on?
Last weekend I was at the World Finals Ranch Rodeo Competition in Amarillo, TX with my husband and some great friends. As the teams were being announced and riding in with their state flags flying, I heard the announcer say something about Pawhuska Oklahoma. My ears perked up. I jabbed Jason in the ribs withContinue reading “Ree? Ree?”
Dear God, make me a bird, so I can fly far. Far, far away from here. Can you name that movie? Sometimes this is all I say too. I long to be a goose. Okay, no snide remarks necessary. But I envy the geese this time of year. They just know where to go. They don’t weighContinue reading “Fine Feathered Friends”