Category: Musings

It’s the Big 7-0 for Dad!

A quick Happy Birthday to my dad (who doesn’t read this but will hopefully hear about it from my mom) who is 70 years young today! He doesn’t look like what I used to think “70” should look like. He’s still obsessive hardworking (Case in point: painting the shed...

I Know—I’m Such a Tease!

I’ve got lots to catch you up on…Star Wars party on Friday night…my dad’s 70th birthday party Saturday night…spending 5 hours trying to whip our budget into shape on Sunday…but since I cannot seem to hook up to the Interweb at home right now, I only have time to...

Why Is It Wrong to Believe in Right and Wrong?

I have to tell you, I’ve been really discouraged lately. Discouraged about our society. About the moral decline of this nation, built on the foundation of Godly principles but now trying to rebuild that foundation with a whole lot of crap that may hold up for a short time,...

Now HERE Is a Celebrity I Can Respect!

Oh, Mike Seaver. I KNEW you were a good boy! Wouldn’t Jason and Maggie be so proud? Now don’t get me started on Lindsay Lohan… Tweet...

Oh, It’s On!

In my last post, I wrote about how I was ONCE AGAIN home with a sick kid. When perusing my comments later, I noticed that I had received a CHALLENGE from An Iowa Mom! Here’s what she said: Wanna make a bet that my kids will miss more school...

Why I Work Part-Time…

Well, here I am home yet AGAIN with a sick kid. It’s Boy #1 again. Fever of 101, a bit of a sore throat, and a rash on his chest. I know I should probably take him to the doctor, but he’s really not acting THAT sick, so I...

Nothing Says "Fall" Like a Corn Maze

Last night my good friend Jody invited us to the Harvest Moon Corn Maze at Geisler Farms. If you are anywhere in the Central Iowa area, you definitely need to put this on your to-do list this fall! It was like the definition of fall, all wrapped up like...