Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fill Your Empty Spot

We spent alot of time with our great big southern family growing up. Both sets of grandparents lived about 10 minutes from us. My MawMaw Parker would cook on Sunday afternoons for all of us. The “girls” a.k.a. my Mother … Continue reading

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Skinny Jeans

I was shopping with my teen daughter not too long ago. She wears a size 0, so looking for skinny jeans seems appropriate. I noticed a size 16 on the rack. If you have to buy that size, is it … Continue reading

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Peas and Corn

Another one from my sister…~Deb Our family is from the South. We grew up in a small town.  You’ve read stories about this many times I am sure. I’m sure John Cougar wrote a song about it. But, that’s not … Continue reading

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Driving (and Crying) With a Teenaged Driver

I was driving with my teenage son not too long after he got his driver’s permit. One minute he was very hesitant to use the accelerator. The next minute he would pull out into a busy lane of traffic. I had … Continue reading

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Going Round and Round ….

When I was engaged, a good friend gave me some very good advice. She said marriage is alot like a circle. When things get bad, hold on, because it will turn. Conversely, when things are just wonderful, you also need … Continue reading

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