Confessions From a Former Latchkey Kid

15. May 2016 funny, serious 4
Confessions From a Former Latchkey Kid
I look back upon my childhood with great fondness. We had a comfortable house in a middle-class neighborhood in the middle of Houston. I had two amazing parents that worked really hard to provide for us, and three older siblings that made growing up full of hilarious stories. I was also a latchkey kid. We ...

The F@#$-It Forties – Thoughts On Turning 40

12. May 2016 serious 1
The F@#$-It Forties – Thoughts On Turning 40
I am a few days away from turning 40, which had you asked me 15 years ago, would have seemed SO OLD.  Ironically, I don’t feel old even though have 3 kids, 3 pets, a husband, and a house to take care of. Going with history and tradition, 40 is supposed to be a year ...

The Magical Kitchen Fairy

08. May 2016 serious 0
The Magical Kitchen Fairy
One of my earliest memories of my mom was watching her make homemade cheesecake at our family restaurant as a child.  I couldn’t have been more than 3 or 4 years old, but I still vividly remember the amazing smell when she pulled them out of the oven. My mom had this amazing ability to float ...