Mr. Wallace Goes to Washington

“All I really want to do in my whole life is go to see George Washington’s house!” Coby said one day last spring when I picked him up from school. … Continue Reading →

All Because Two People Fell in Love

June 12 would have been my parents’ 64th anniversary. Movie star beautiful, they were married when she was just 18 and he was 21. Their love story, unconventional though it … Continue Reading →


    I have wanted to visit Taos, New Mexico since my freshman year at Texas Tech in 1973. Back then, all of the cool kids went to Taos on … Continue Reading →


PIE!   There’s really nothing better than a good, homemade pie. When I think of pie, I think of my favorite actor, Andy Griffith, in that sweet little movie, Waitress. … Continue Reading →

Chalk Paint Love

I have fallen in love with Chalk Paint. When I emptied out our (several) storage units when we moved to our new house, I couldn’t bear to do away with … Continue Reading →

Monster Trucks Replace Trash Trucks

It happened on Valentine’s weekend. The migration from trash truck enthusiasts to monster truck lovers! For some reason, I feel a little sad about it. Somehow, it’s a rite of … Continue Reading →

An Unbirthday cake

Perusing the pages of Pinterest while on vacation last week, I came across the cutest idea for a cake, and I couldn’t wait to get home to try the idea … Continue Reading →

Letter to My 13-Year Old Self

  My sister Kelly sent out a text to many of the women in her life, asking each of us to write a letter in honor of her daughter Kennedy’s … Continue Reading →

Coby’s Birthday Book

Our precious grand baby, Coby, recently turned 2. He loves the zoo (mostly the train at the zoo), so they decided to hold his party at a pavilion there at … Continue Reading →

Celebrating New Life!

The babies are here! Twins born on July 8. Two little miracles, weighing in at 6 pounds 2 ounces and 6 pounds 8 ounces. Wow! Our daughter-in-law, Stephanie, was a … Continue Reading →