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50 Shades of Grace


Today is Valentines Day.  Love is in the air, cupid is flying around, and chocolate isn't hard to find.  I have spent 17 years with my sweetheart and each Valentine's Day is a great reminder that I am blessed.  I love my husband more today than all of the previous years combined.  He is my best friend.  He is hilarious.  And he's the best dad in town.  But, after so long of being in love, reality smacks you in the face and a dozen roses can't fix it.  Somewhere along the way, the dust settles and the...

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Happy Birthday Derek


Today is a special day.  It's my brother in laws birthday.  And being the wonderful, smart, intelligent guy that he is, I figured what better way to celebrate than by writing a blog specifically for him.  You see, he likes to give me a hard time and usually will comment sarcastically about me and my blog.  If we are discussing a certain topic, he will reply saying, "why don't you write about it?".  Well today is that day and I am writing about him.  Simply, because I can. Nine years ago, Derek became an official part...

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