Category Archives: Dogs, Cats, Kids and Other Annoying Topics

Things that generally alienate readers. Or attract them. Who knows.

We all need more art in our lives.

Check out these gorgeous new watercolors by my sister Kristin. One will be featured in a watercolor journal. Not trying to sell ya anything, but it’s fun to show off gorgeous art. Advertisements

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Why are you making me come to Jesus?

Don’t mistake my intro. This blog is not about religion. Rather, it’s about some funny phrases bosses use to “motivate” their employees. And by “funny,” I mean, really, really, awfully scary and not funny at all. I thought about this … Continue reading

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Have you received an A+ rating?

There’s an eye-catching title on the bookshelves right now called The No Asshole Rule. I haven’t read it yet, but I am reading the author’s other book, Good Boss, Bad Boss. These books, along with the rest of my  library, … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Capitol

Whether you’re a Republican, a Democrat,  or Teabagger (yeah, I said it), you can’t help but marvel at the freedom we have to protest our own government. I took my kids to the Capitol Building yesterday so they could experience, … Continue reading

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My dog has more fun on Facebook than I do.

In response to some family encouragement, I created a Facebook page for my dog, Pebbles the Great Dane.  Don’t worry, I am pretty self-aware that: This is completely obnoxious, and This action solidly casts me in the same light as … Continue reading

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Does this headband make my head look small?

I know I’m a mother of boys and so am intrinsically unqualified to make statements about baby girl fashion. And this is kinda cute.  But, I can’t help but both gasp and giggle at this image, which I ran across … Continue reading

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Karen’s Fly Thanksgiving Mad-Lib

You know the drill. The naughtier, the better. Our Thanksgiving Feast This Thanksgiving, our family decided to have everyone over to __________ (verb) and __________(verb) together. Usually, we fly to __________ and celebrate by _________(ing verb) a _________(animal) over a … Continue reading

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