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Stinkydog · 1d ago

Things I left in Arkansas, part 1

The boys and I spent most of last week visiting relatives in Arkansas. We got back yesterday evening, so I'm still figuring out what's missing, but here is an incomplete list of the things I...
Stinkydog · 1M ago

Mother's Day

This is my eighth Mother's Day as a mother. I gotta say, the first five were pretty great and then. Well, then my mom died three days before Mother's Day in 2014.  I spent that Mother's Day ...
Stinkydog · 1M ago

Introduction

Have yall met Mamie? No? You should meet Mamie. She's our new dog. Specifically, she's Sam's new dog. She was my new foster til Sam told me that she was his new dog (about 12 hours in) SO, n...
Stinkydog · 2M ago

Lessons Learned

Last Summer, I was having a bit of a hard time getting Rowan to brush his teeth. I mean REALLY brush his teeth, beyond sucking the bubblegum flavored kid toothpaste off his toothbrush and do...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

Bluebonnets Redux

When the boys and I were on our way out of town for Spring Break, I saw some pretty bluebonnets and made/forced/bad-mommed them into stopping on the side of the highway to take photos. In th...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

My Ding A ling

So, you know how you how you have these songs that you remember singing as a kid that just stay with you and they're just, I dunno, the BASICS of your musical knowledge?  This, for what it i...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

Eight

As you may remember, we adopted Mr. Bean when he was 6 weeks old... just a few days before we went into the hospital to have Hopper. We make great decisions like that. Still, for eight years...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

Travis County Fair & Rodeo 2017

We did have fun today, minus that whole Pirate Ship Incident.  It was a gorgeous day and those 16 hours we spent at the fairgrounds seemed to fly by! (no they didn't).  I have nothing really...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

Anatomy of a Ride Gone Wrong

First of all, I'd just like to point out that there WAS in fact a height requirement for this ride and he met it. Secondly, there is no merit to this post other than I could see this unfoldi...
Stinkydog · 3M ago

More covered in animal spit than usual

We started our Spring Break by visiting the Exotic Animal Zoo Resort which is about an hour outside of Austin in Johnson City. It was a chilly and crappy day, but Rowan has high hopes for th...