Happy 4th of July

The 4th of July is filled with so many fond memories for me: big parties with family tables and tables of red, white & blue deserts (some of those were just plain weird) fear that someone was going to blow up the neighborhood lazy days at the lake fireworks shows that seemed larger than life […]

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What are You Measuring?

I measure everything… my performance, my weight, my caloric intake, the housework I’ve done or not done, how much I’ve read, how much I’ve given, etc, etc… Measuring isn’t all bad, but I’ve discovered that I have a tendency to measure the wrong things. I tend to measure what I don’t have more than what […]

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Friday Fun – I Run for Treats

I feel it. You know that oh-no-here-come-the-holidays-I’m-going-to-gain-10 pounds-because-I-can’t-avoid-all-the-good-food-and-treats feeling. Yep.  I felt it this morning while I was running because, well… I run for treats.  That’s my motto.  My selfish obsession with “thin” coupled with my love of food is enough to keep me motivated to workout a few hours every week. It’s cold weather […]

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Catron House Wars – Valentine's Day Edition

Merlyn and I have been married or dating for at least 13 Valentine’s Days, but I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve actually exchanged any gifts (or even cards) for this holiday.  I’ll admit, it was truly a Catron House War for me in the early days.  “Gifts” is one of […]

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Catron House Wars – Valentine’s Day Edition

Merlyn and I have been married or dating for at least 13 Valentine’s Days, but I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve actually exchanged any gifts (or even cards) for this holiday.  I’ll admit, it was truly a Catron House War for me in the early days.  “Gifts” is one of […]

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I Can't Wait!

Only 5 more weeks until my house explodes with Christmas!!  I can’t wait! I tend to go a little “Christmas Crazy” especially when it comes to decorating.  I absolutely love it! Let the countdown begin!!

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I Can’t Wait!

Only 5 more weeks until my house explodes with Christmas!!  I can’t wait! I tend to go a little “Christmas Crazy” especially when it comes to decorating.  I absolutely love it! Let the countdown begin!!

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