The 501st Legion is Amazing! Making your Blue and Gold Banquet Special.

Last weekend was our Blue and Gold Banquet for Scouts. Blue and Gold is an annual banquet that celebrates the birthday of Scouts. Every year we pick a theme, have dinner and all kinds of other stuff. This year I helped head it up and I wanted to go big. […]

Funny Things Kids Say

Last night our Cub Scout Bear den had a trip to the local police department. I couldn’t go but my son was so excited to tell me all about it. They got to check out the back of a police car. They were put in a cell. They even got […]

Wordless Wednesday, Snow!

We are in the middle of a freak snowstorm in the south. After having 3 days last week where they said we would get snow and it didn’t happen, I was sure this was going to miss us also. Then out of blue it just started coming down. The pictures […]

Winter Storm Pictures

Arkansas, Tennessee, and parts of Mississippi got hit early Monday morning with a winter storm. At first they were calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow. But the day before had been in the mid 60’s and so the upper atmosphere was still warm. This meant instead of snow […]

Wordless Wednesday: Tickles

This little girl loves nothing more than tickles. She begs for them. Laughs, and laughs and then asks for more. Nothing better than the sound of her really laughing. Wordless Wednesday!

Describe your relationship with your parents.

Part 21 in the series 30 Things My Kids Should Know About Me. Describe your relationship with your parents. Despite the fact that my son says that you cannot be friends with people you are related to, my mom is one of my best friends. She has this wonderful way […]

Happy Birthday Daddy

My dad loved nothing more than dessert. We used to go out to eat and he would order dessert for an appetizer. Then he would order more at the end of the meal. My mom was always trying to get him to cut back on the sweets. It was a […]

Describe 3 significant memories from your childhood

Post 20 in the series 30 Things My Kids Should Know About Me.   Describe 3 significant memories from your childhood. Surprisingly I am not sure that this is that hard to come up with. 1. When I had just finished my first semester of 8th grade we moved from […]