A Psalm for bloggers

The Blogger’s Psalm 23 The Lord is my web designer; I shall not want.           2 He maketh me to copy the HTML perfectly: he leadeth me to the best widgets. 3 He restoreth my screen: he leadeth me in the paths of topical humor, for relevancy’s sake. 4 Yea, though I scroll through the […] Continue Reading....
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Shut the Front Door

It happened the other day. I was at a get together with a bunch of other families. Kids running everywhere, people chatting, you know the drill. Anyway, Lucy, my almost 5-month-old baby, got hungry and I went to make her a bottle. A dad was in the kitchen as I was making the bottle and […] Continue Reading....
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Color me Overly Sensitive…

A few weeks ago a friend posted a funny picture on Facebook that she’d ripped from a page called “Overly Sensitive Military Wives.” Intrigued, I checked out the page and found that a bunch of my friends had “liked” it. So I liked it, too. Every few days I’d drop by to see what was […] Continue Reading....
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If you vote for me, I’ll buy you a rainbow

Yes, it is shameless self-promotion. And, no, I don’t really get anything if I win. But titles like “Top 25 Military Mom Bloggers” are really compelling to the people who are waiting (but just don’t know it yet) to publish my book. And, I’ve started (but haven’t finished) six of them now. But maybe having […] Continue Reading....
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For my daughters…

Dear Rudy and Lucy, You are babies now. You don’t know how to read, but that’s okay.  I don’t want you to read this now anyway. Now, Rudy, you delight in your ability to run, jump and roll. And you, Lucy, are fascinated by the simple existence of your hands and feet. So this won’t […] Continue Reading....
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The Patron Saint of PCSs

  The other day my mother told me to stop by the gift shop at the Cathedral and buy a St. Joseph statue. “Then you need to bury him upside down in the front yard with his feet pointing toward Heaven. Your house will sell for sure!” she said. This is funny for several reasons. […] Continue Reading....
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