The Village Wants Your Kids

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*This post was updated with new information on 4/12/2013… I avoid politics as much as I can because I’d rather be doing pretty much anything else than talking about politics. I’d rather have a cold. I’d rather be eating licorice. I’d rather be sweating outside in sweltering Texas August watching paint dry. I’d rather be […]

Austin Area “Escape From Planet Earth” Movie Ticket Give-Away!

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We went to see the new animated alien adventure movie, “Escape From Planet Earth” at the theaters this week. I had seen the preview and it looked really cute. I wasn’t disappointed. The teenagers said it was cute, even though it moves really fast (that was my 14 year old daughter’s main complaint). The four […]

Why People are Supporting Chick-Fil-A

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, Chick-Fil-A has been caught up in some controversy over the past few weeks. It all started when their chairman (who was giving an interview for a mainly Christian audience) said that he believed in biblical values and the Bible’s idea of marriage. Here’s what the Washington Times […]

An Open Letter to Congress on ObamaCare

I don’t like politics. I don’t like people exploiting other people for political gain, or people being corrupted by bribery so that their original morality is tainted by greed, or people hating each other because they don’t see eye to eye. I don’t like the spin that the media and political parties put on every […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Texas Prison Museum

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For those of you that enjoy my upbeat, fun and picture-happy Field Trip Foto Friday entries… you won’t be that thrilled with the lack of images in this post. The one photo above is courtesy of the prison museum website (linked under the title of this post). You’ll find plenty of other pictures on their […]

Postcards From Texas: East Texas, Hwy 59

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I promised another postcard from our Texas trip, so here it is. Shhhh! Just don’t tell anyone I’m really not in Texas anymore. I was yesterday, however… and I jotted down a little note here and there along our scenic drive up Highway 59 to share with you when I got back to Arkansas. On […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Magic Time Machine

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Mommy and Morgan in the “Elvis Booth” on Mommy’s Birthday It’s been a while since we did Field Trip Foto Friday, so I thought I would post one from our Field Trip list for 2003-4. You can view other field trip Fotos from our collection by searching our archives in the Blogger box up on […]