Dear Olympians, It Is Okay To Cry

Something that I have seen a lot of this Olympics is the NBC commentators being, well, cruel, and it is driving me insane. Specifically, every time you say the woman (and I stress women) gymnasts cry, I heard them call it "diva" behavior. Really? Crying is being a "diva". I think not. Our American gymnasts are kids. Kids. If I was Jordyn Wieber, I would … [Read more...]

Hell Froze Over aka Why I Love My Hubby

NOTE:  If you are reading this by a feedreader this may be a duplicate post for you.  Hint of advice to everyone, don't write a post while you have DNS changes going on or it'll get eaten.  :) I know, interesting title.  But see, you have to know what the last week was like in my house.  Last weekend we were gone to a … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Steve Morin Jr. 34 years old from Arlington, Texas 111th Engineer Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard September 28, 2005 From the time he finished high school, Sgt. Steve Morin Jr. made serving in the military his career. "He always stood up for what he thought was right," Gwendolyn Michelle Morin, his wife, said. "He was … [Read more...]

Additions and basements

While on vacation, we made some big decisions about the house. Bill is pretty sure we can't afford to go up (that and we don't want to go into a ton of debt trying to just get the shell and then there isn't enough cash left over to actually finish the thing). We do need the extra space (Will's bedroom is only 9x11 without a closet). However, we have an … [Read more...]