Wednesday, February 12, 2014

A Clean Slate

I'm going to try it again.

Only at a new address, clean slate and all that.  So, if you're interested in hearing some of my ramblings, check me out here.

Saturday, January 4, 2014


I feel like I have so much more to say.

But, yet, I have nothing to say.

Although, I love Sherrie.  And  I love Kyle. I so love Mel.  I love Karen. I love Mike Jackson.  I love Robin.   I love  Johnnie and Dusti.  I love Sandie. I love Cath.  Angie, I love you!

Who have i missed?

Who still stops by here to read the inane writings?

I can be found at:

twitter:  aunt silly  ( I don't post much there)

I'm not closing this out, but I'm relying on other social medias?

I'll be around, I promise. 

Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday Night Randoms

Sitting in the recliner, music playing, wine poured.  Let's go!

I like:
Steve Harvey hosting Family Feud
Heath Toffee Bars
Friday afternoons, say 4:00

I don't like:
Richard Karn hosting Family Feud
Paydays  (the candy bar, not the event)
Monday morning, say 8:30

Best Christmas movie:  It's a Wonderful Life
Worst Christmas movie:  Anything on Lifetime

Favorite Christmas Song:  Mary Did You Know?  (choral version)
MOST ALL TIME HATED CHRISTMAS SONG:  Red Shoes   (shoot me now.  My version of hell would be this song playing over and over and over.)

Trend I like:  Pay it Forward, Sweater Leggings (even though I could never pull it off)  and tall boots.
Trend I don't like:  UGG boots

Favorite Part of Weddings:  When the groom sees the bride for the first time.
Least Favorite Part of Weddings:  Yeah, I don't have one.  I love em.

What I love about Christmas cards:  Photos of any kind.
What I loathe about Christmas cards:  the brag-a-thon that some people share.  Honestly folks, did you not have one bad thing occur this year?

Best Food Network Show:  Chopped.  And, I love love love Amanda Freitag.  LOVE her.  I want to be her friend love her.
Worst Food Network Show:  Sweet Genius.  Seriously-that guy scares me.  He should be a villain in a James Bond movie.

Favorite Pizza:  Currently, the Holy Shiitake Pie from Mellow Mushroom.
Un Favorite Pizza:  That white pizza from Vinny's that wasn't really white.  Big hunks of unmelted cheese, tomato sauce (on a white pizza, hello?), and raw crust.  YUM!

Current Place I'm spending a lot of time at on the web:  Tumblr
Current Place I'm sadly neglecting:  this blog

Number of toes injured in the middle of the night last week:  one

Number of races entered:  2
Number of races ran:  0

Two words I despise:  SLIM FIT

Best four letters in a row?  T G I F!

Friday, December 6, 2013

And on the Flip Side---

This is as close as I got to the Arnold Gobble Gobble Race. 

I was sick as a dog the whole week. Cough Cough.  Hack Hack.  Wet the pants.  Cough Cough. 

I kept everyone awake with that cough. 

I was too sick to run in that 25 degree weather. 

However, Sir and the Jackson's made it and Sir was 15th in his age group.  (NO idea how many were in that age group)

I was very disappointed to miss the race and to sound like a sick frog at the wedding.

Although the wedding and seeing our friends was awesome, frankly, the rest of the week stunk.  Some of the highlights?  (lowlights)

1.  I hit a parked car.
2.  Steven's mother had emergency surgery. 
3.  Taylor's grandmother (on her dad's side) died on Thanksgiving evening.
4.  I couldn't taste food or enjoy any wine while in my favorite food city.

I WILL get another race on the books.  I need one with a really dumb name and tshirt.  

Thursday, December 5, 2013

A Wedding in St. Louis

We've been in St. Louis for the past week.  

Not only did we celebrate Turkey Day while there, but we had a wedding!

Well, WE didn't have a wedding, Angela and Garrick did.

Angela is the daughter of my bestest friend on the planet.  (Rose)
She and her sister, Jennifer, are like my own daughters.

Well, I love them like they are.

So, to be able to celebrate this very happy moment was just awesome.

Even though I was sick the whole week, and my singing SUCKED, it was still such a special wedding.
Two people, plus one little buddy, joining and becoming one.

And now I have two more people to love like my own family.

Congratulations to Angela and Garrick!
Congratulations to Me!

Friday, November 22, 2013

Gobble Gobble

Let's see, I can't remember where we last left off--other than it was Halloween and I was an old man with a rather frightening old woman as my date. 

Now, I'm just a scary old woman with a frightening old man as my husband.

Well, actually, I have a little tale to tell you.  It's about a gal who started running about twelve weeks ago. 

This gal doesn't run.  Well,she never has enjoyed running.  She would always get the stitch in her side in school. She was always the slowest runner.  She doesn't like to sweat.  Let's just say that exercise wasn't one of her favorite past times.

Then, she listened to a friend who suggested taking it 30 seconds at a time.  Surely, she could do that.  Granted, that 30 seconds sucked.  Then, that minute sucked.  And, after that, the three minutes, five minutes, eight minutes, twenty minutes, etc sucked.  But, now she runs thirty minutes, and speaks in third person.

She wakes up early and runs.  Before work. 

She schedules life around these runs, and is glad to do it.

Basically, she is @##@$# in the head. 

But, she runs her first RACE this Thursday, in Arnold, Missouri.  She runs the Arnold Gobble Gobble.

This is why she doesn't blog.  All her energy is spent on running (jogging)  or thinking about/talking about running.  She is a woman obsessed.  Never has a woman so slow been so obsessed.

Small children pass her in their dreams.

She goes to St. Louis Sunday to prepare for the big run. Oh, and there is a wedding and a major holiday as well.

But, we all know the main event is the GOBBLE GOBBLE run.

Stay tuned.


I went to bed on October 31st and when I woke up it was November 23rd. 

Well, not realllllllllllllllly.  But, it feels like it.  Where did November go?

This is my life in a nutshell this month:

Stress about work
Work some more
Drink wine to de-stress about work.


I miss blogging.  I miss my blogging friends.
Tonight, I will try to come up with something interesting to tell you.  Maybe about my first race upcoming???