Dear Houston

Dear Houston

Dear Houston, Before I met you, I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought  you’d be like. I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought Texas would be like; big hats, big belt buckles and big hair.  Well, I’d imagined this is what all of Texas would be like except for … Continue reading

More Faces

More Faces

I started this post quite some time ago but delayed publishing it because that’s what I do – I set lofty goals for myself, and then I procrastinate. A while ago, I set a goal to draw at least one face per day. I haven’t exactly fulfilled that goal to a tee, but I HAVE … Continue reading

A Face a Day

A Face a Day

I’ve been experiencing blogger’s block lately, partly because I spend so much time trying to figure out how to craft a post so that it is humorous and uplifting, and doesn’t ruffle anyone’s feathers. This can be difficult  when things get stressful. My husband is an engineer in the oil and gas industry. When the … Continue reading

A Proposed Solution to the Gun Debate

A Proposed Solution to the Gun Debate

I rarely share my opinion on matters of debate because I am, quite frankly, a neurotic people pleaser. Sharing my opinion would mean entertaining the possibility that someone might not like it, and therefore in my mind, not like me. The thought of someone not liking me is right up there with the thought of … Continue reading

Singing Lullabies

Singing Lullabies

My sining voice is atrocious.  Out of consideration for others, I like to avoid using it, and I’m okay with that.  Other than my brief fascination with punk rock in the ’90’s, I’ve never really considered myself a musical person.  BUT, when my baby wouldn’t stop crying the other night, I felt a bizarre and … Continue reading