The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Life Aint No Fairytale

Why are we so afraid to admit to our kids that life aint no fairytale? Yes, I know how to speak proper English, but ya know what? I aint in a proper English kind of mood tonight, you know?   I am serious here though.    How many little girls still grow up thinking that their knight in shining armor …

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Working Out In Your 40s

Working out in your 40s is absolutely nothing like it was in your 20s and 30s. This is especially true if you spent 20 years physically active, and then spent the last 6 years sitting on your butt, working behind a computer every day. The first week or two after I first started working out again, I thought I was …

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A New Beginning

  It has been a year of extremes. Looking back never makes a lot of sense to me because there isn’t much we can do about the past beyond hopefully learning from our mistakes. I’m looking forward to a new year, to a new beginning. At some point before the new school year begins, after we have had some closure …

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On One Condition

Unless you don’t mind pictures of her back, trying to get pictures of Haley during the holidays requires a lot of patience. There are simply far too many things to do that are much more important, like opening presents and eating chocolate. If ya zoom in real close and call her name to try to surprise her, you will be …

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The Rules – Blog Tag

I have been tagged by Michael Kane. (Thanks Mikey!) How is it that I always get suckered into these games? I think it is that fear that I will be the one person to break the chain and something horrible will happen to me, like bad luck for seven years or sumfin. 😉 Okay, here are my five rules. Follow …

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