Surviving Menopause

Most everyone has heard the old question of “if a tree falls in the forest, but there is no one around to hear, does it still make a sound?”  I don’t really care if a falling tree makes a sound.  What I’m wondering is … if your body is not in the best of shape,…

Banana Pudding Recipe: Texas Monthly Acclaimed

My Therapy Begins

Taylor Belle came into the kitchen this afternoon and asked what I was doing.  I told her that I was making banana pudding and she said “oh ok” and started to walk back out.  She stopped and turned excitedly when I went on to say that the banana pudding was for us.  It has been…

Sometimes Different Is A Good Thing

Sometimes Different Is A Good Thing

We are driving home after dinner tonight, and I am listening to Ponponpon by Kyarypanyupanyu with my youngest son, Mason. It’s one of his favorite songs and he has it downloaded on his ipod. Never heard of Ponponpon? I understand. Neither had I until recently. It’s a Japanese song – every word of it is…

Timing Can Make All The Difference

Timing Can Make All The Difference

I got in trouble last night. My daughter got on to me for using the word “bullshit” on a post. Well ….. foot (as my mama would say). I’ve only had a blog for a few days and realize that I have made a horrible mistake – I should have never let my daughter know…