All Dressed Up, With Nowhere To Go, When Everyone Else Looks Like They Belong More Than You Do.

I downloaded the audio book. Uninvited,  from Audible.com., and I must have listened to it thousands of times by now.  Uninvited is read by the author, Lysa Terkeurst, and it’s  incredibly funny, illuminating, and touching, all rolled into one. I highly recommend this book if you ever struggle with rejection, feeling left out, or feeling […]


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

Shopping for new sunglasses can be so hard. After awhile, they all begin to look alike. I could use a little help. Take the poll and help me pick out my new shades! Which Sunglasses Should I Pick? 1A. Didn’t I see you rockin’ these in Vogue? 1B. Could be useful in the witness protection […]


The Recital

Every once in a while you come upon awesome originality that touches your heart and makes you laugh, because it is so true to life.  Nicole Belanger Smeltzer is one such creative genius. The Middlest Sister is a comic that she writes and illustrates, based on memories of growing up with four sisters. Each comic is painstakingly […]


Not Egg-zactly Easy

I am going to make a little confession.  For the last seven years or so, I have given the same answer to that age old question man has been asking since the beginning of time, “What are you making for dinner?” My reply, and I still think it is a darn good one, has always […]

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“M” Is For Motherhood

If you want to drive a car, you have to study a driver’s manual, and pass two tests, proving that you can be trusted to stay within painted white lines on the road while hurtling along at 70 miles an hour. To become a mother, you just have to be pregnant. When I braved the […]


“Say Ah…Hummm”

Rumor has it, hospitals are absolutely riddled with sick people. The ICU was no exception, and I ended coming home from visiting my sister, with a little something extra. I think I was pretty safe while I was in Linda’s room, because I was all garbed up in isolation wear, complete with lilac gloves, but […]


Monday Morning Manifestation

  Monday morning. The beginning of a whole new week; a week that holds the promise of a multitude of amazing opportunities.   During this week we may: Fall in love Get a raise Experience recognition at work Reconnect with an old friend Celebrate the birth of a baby Make a new friend Experience a […]