We visited two apartments today. The first one, we met the gal at the complex and she showed us an apartment on the 2nd floor. The first thing I noticed was – it was dirty. At least, it FELT dirty. And it was right next to a major highway, so there was the highway noise. … Continue reading

Time to Grow Up, Boys!

I have the day off today and tomorrow. Let’s take a moment and savor that sentence a moment …………………………………… Okay fine. You don’t care. But I am loving it! I haven’t had a day off since our Vegas trip in October. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Okay, okay … we’ve savored enough. I got my gray covered this morning. … Continue reading

Tweet of the Moment

Wouldn't you give your right arm (and leg) to have a president (and first lady) who is a #ProudAmerican? — SharpestJim™ (@SharpestJim) July 5, 2014 I would. We watched “The Iron Lady” this past weekend and WOW – Margaret Thatcher was one tough lady! (And I was super impressed with Meryl Streep’s performance). But some … Continue reading

Unemployment Drops Despite Obama’s Attempts to Keep it High

Forbes: Unemployment Is Dropping, Thanks To A Republican Policy That Obama Opposed #forbesmagazine — S.E. Cupp (@secupp) February 15, 2015 The authors compared neighboring counties in adjacent states, and found that states that had the shortest duration of unemployment benefits experienced the strongest labor market recovery. “A 1% drop in benefit duration leads to … Continue reading

Roy’s Been on His Own for Four Weeks

That statement doesn’t even seem real to me. Though in some ways, it feels like he’s been living in the rental house for months, not simply a few weeks. I’ll be honest, I was skeptical. I’m still a little skeptical but more optimist now. The novelty is wearing off but once again, Kevin has surprised … Continue reading

Motherhood Comes in All Shapes and Sizes

I love, love, LOVE this video. I’ve always had a problem with sanctimonious mothers who think THEIR way is the BEST way to raise a child. I couldn’t disagree more. I bottle fed my children and I’m not ashamed to admit that. I used to be ashamed to admit it because whenever I would mention … Continue reading