QOTW: November 24, 2011

“You know why boys are disgusting?  They pee on the seat.” Anna-Laura to Clare while they were in the bathroom fixing their hair.  I laughed so hard I nearly cried.   “Sparkly is here!!!!” Yes, our Elf on the Shelf has returned.  Hallelujah for 30 days of good behavior.   “I think we ate better…

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Aggieland

What better way to start off your morning than by VOTING FOR LUKE!  The “Preemie of the Year” voting continues today.  He’s been steady, hanging in the Top 5, and we appreciate your votes keeping him there.  Feel free to send that link on to whomever you wish! Ok, on to Aggieland.  Last Friday and Saturday,…

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Top Nine: ‘Thank You’ is never enough

Today’s top ten became the top nine (see below)…We all know one (or two or more), a distinguished man or woman who served our country.  Our family is blessed to have several such heroes: Papa Jack (WWII) Grandpa Toots (WWII) Uncle Joe Mack (Korea) Dad Bill (Vietnam) Cousin John (Gulf War, Iraqx2) Uncle Buddy (Korea) Uncle…

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And…he’s stateside!!

My cousin John (his mom and my dad are siblings) arrived home from his second year-long deployment in Iraq. The first was behind a desk, this time around he got to enjoy having a cross-hair on him. Fun times. We are tha-rilled to have him home and even more excited that his unit will be…

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QOTW: September 11, 2009

Will: So, why are we having a party for cousin John, Mom? Me: Because he just got back from his year-long deployment to Iraq. Will: Oh, so was he there like on vacation or something? Me: Uh, no. He was over there protecting your hiney. Will: You said hiney, Mom! So I did. But, the…

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