There is a stigma to turning 40. Regardless of what age you are, you have an opinion on the turning of 40. Younger people look at it as the “over-the-hill” moment. Older people generally go into detail about how much worse their current age is, and why 40 was not really that big of a […]

This weekend was the culmination of several months of preparation for an event. I had no idea that I even wanted to do this, and even when it was a reality that I would be doing it, I’m still not sure I was entirely aware of what I was getting into. I ran a marathon. […]

My chemistry ability is practically zero. It was one of my least favorite subjects in my woefully inadequate attempt at engineering school. Actually, most of those courses were my least favorite which explains my fairly quick exit. However, I am capable of learning things on my own which is how I came to learn about […]

Jack-Squat (jak skwaht) noun 1 the extent of what I know, and care, about college football. also ZILCH, NADA However, this aside, I feel since everyone else (at least, seemingly everyone in my sphere of acquaintances) has weighed in on the return of Bobby Petrino to the University of Louisville football program, I have set aside […]

I often forget that there is so much in my life to be thankful for and it leads me to be cynical. However, the cynicism is typically humorous, so it’s not a terrible trade off. Still, it does behoove me, at times, to remember those things that I have that others do not. A warm […]

I had to get this out, my body wouldn’t let me sleep until I typed what I could. It’s 5:48 a.m. and I’ve had roughly 4 hours of sleep. We went to see Catching Fire last night and didn’t get home until midnight. I just came back down from feeding my son who woke up at 5:30 […]

This is a difficult post to write simply because my mother defines motherhood in ways that most mothers could never hope to achieve. And, to put this near perfection into words is very nearly impossible, though I’m certain she would disagree with my assessment, which would only go to prove my point. Her humility, her […]

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