Category Archives: behavior

Meet George, Part Two

As we drove along, George spoke occasionally, wondering out loud about his situation….his life…his future…his circumstances… It was awkward for me…as most of us sat there and did not respond…it bothered me so much that I chose to respond in … Continue reading

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Hungry hungry hippo

I saw a post on Pinterest that called the childhood game, Hungry Hungry Hippo the original Hunger Games.  I thought that was funny.  I also heard a story about a woman who is competing the the next Olympics in archery … Continue reading

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Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

YIKES!  I thought it was bad when Christina and Kelly were in grade school and we had to squeeze into the ancient school admin building to view their art if it made it to the FISD art show once a … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Ok, with Christmas almost here, and with our extreme scaled back version (kind of like the Extreme Home Edition Makeover, but in reverse) of Christmas, we have had almost zero time spent on “buying” Christmas. I have gotten to the … Continue reading

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Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

I had to make the very difficult decision of having my 17 year old cat down. Actually, making the decision was easy, his health had been deteriorating over the last year; clearly he was having health issues. He dropped from … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

Have you found yourself apologizing today? I have, for large goofs and minor gaffs…feeling extremely repentant and guilty over both..here are my questions: On average: How often do you “over hear” someone apologizing in a day? Do they sound sincere … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Yeah, I looked around today and thought, wow, hillbilly.  We have a laundry basket floating in our pool. Hillbilly. It is there because when our dryer threatened to pull a Talking Heads “Burning Down the House” earlier this summer, I … Continue reading

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