A few days before Christmas 2004, my boyfriend of two years took me to a Christmas lights display. It's no secret that I'm like a toddler in an empty refrigerator box when it comes to Christmas, so the venue was perfection. The icing on the cake was that a portion of the entrance fee went to local ... » Learn More about The Time I Ruined My Own Engagement & The Dog Ruined Christmas
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
I bought the tickets in July--I booked the hotel room so early I actually forgot where we were staying and had to call every hotel in the Dennison, Ohio area to confirm our reservation. I get dumb when I'm excited. Finally, the day was upon us. Dressed in Christmas PJs, we headed to the Polar ... » Learn More about A Non-Family Friendly Review of the Polar Express
A first true love is butterfly wings beating against the brain, clouding good judgement and all reason. An all-consuming, borderline obsession coupled with a physical ache that plagues the body. It's the kind of excitement rivaled only by a young child's on Christmas Eve. In a word, our first ... » Learn More about The New Face of Romance
In third grade, my teacher recommended I be tested for the school's Gifted Program. I had begged my parents not to make me different, to not give people a reason to expect things of me--things I wasn't sure I could deliver. They ignored me, so I took matters into my own hands. How many in a ... » Learn More about Don’t Mind Me, I’ll Just Be Over Here Quitting
As far as temperaments go, I'm not what you'd consider laid back. I'm no incensed insult-slinging Donald Trump, but those who know me best would never use the following words to describe me: chill calm nonchalant easy-going unflappable In fact, I'm quite flappable. And if you get me ... » Learn More about A Surefire Way to Piss Off This Lady