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Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 1W ago

Where Does This End?

Stressed?  Look at the kitten. LOOK AT HER!!!!Among all the wonderful, magnificent aspects of Texas that are admirable, our sense of community is tops.  We are generally friendly and like a good party.  We love our sports, our barbecues, and our comm...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 3W ago

It's Mum Season

Fall in Central Texas is really, really...not that different from the other three seasons. Most of the trees don't change colors, but the daily temperatures fall from "Melt Everything" down to a balmy "Reasonably Warm".  If you did not have access to...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 1M ago

Proceed With Candy

When I am working very hard on a report, or trying to focus on a specific task at work, I stress eat. Mindless eating, really. I find myself munching away without any concern about actually being hungry.  I usually bring healthy snacks with me to wor...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 1M ago

Not My Proudest Parenting Moment

Zane and I were walking to our car in the school parking lot, as were several other parents who had picked up their children. I asked Zane about his day, just like I do every school day. My ...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 1M ago

Cactus Selfies

I have always admired cacti.  They are fierce about their survival, facing the world with a prickly exterior that belies the soft, succulent inside.  Some cacti have names that tell you they...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 2M ago

A Little Toilet Humor

A comedian named Bill Engvall once told us that stupid people should wear a sign explaining that they suffered from such a malady, just for our convenience. His reasoning was that if they we...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 2M ago

The Plain Truth About Educators

The rumor has been spread around for hundreds of years, so long now that it has become fact in the minds of current and former students: Teachers do not have a sense of humor. Even Snopes has yet to debunk this particular urban legend. Some stories c...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 2M ago

We Don't Just Rescue The Cute Animals

My neighbor called me a couple of weeks ago.  She was relatively calm as she asked if I would come over; she thought that she had found a snake. A snake?  A snake.  In her garage.  Could I c...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 2M ago

Harvey Is A Real Jerk

This past weekend the great state of Texas was visited by a weather system named Harvey.  Harvey was a hurricane, a Category 4 at landfall. We had a long time to watch him coming.  All the w...
Not Just Another Mother Blogger! · 3M ago

A Great Shirt, With An Exception

This is a great shirt.It's a comfy, soft shirt, for one.  The kind of shirt that hugs you gently and makes you feel relaxed the second that you put it on.  This sort of shirt is a wonderful stress release at the end of a horrible day.  My son calls t...