Wow, friends. It has been a minute, hasn’t it? I was cruising along in 2015, just getting settled into spring, and then I look up and it’s – gasp! – December?!?! How can that be? I guess that’s the thing about time. You think you’ve got plenty of it, until you get distracted or busy… Continue reading Where did you go, summer?
Uh oh, Astros fans, there may be a curse in town. It’s a fact that since the Astros announced they’d be removing Tal’s Hill from centerfield of Minute Maid Park, the Astros are winless. Coincidence? Or superstition? Enter: Superstition. Fans started tweeting about it, blaming the #CurseOfTalsHill for the bobbles, the bloops, the failure to score with… Continue reading #CurseOfTalsHill
If the suit makes the man, then maybe the ballpark makes the team? If that is the case, then maybe Minute Maid Park is what’s made the Astros so quirky. Tal’s Hill located in centerfield at Minute Maid Park is just that – a hill – located inside the field of play, about 430 feet from homeplate. … Continue reading So long, Tal’s Hill
Yesterday was the first day of summer here in Houston, Texas. No, not officially, but as far as I am concerned, summer is here. All the factors are in place – the heat, the mosquitoes, excited children and even more excited teachers, baseball, farmer tans, and Jimmy Buffett. Hello, summer! Jimmy Buffett played his 20th show… Continue reading Sweet Jimmy Buffett Time
In case you’ve been living under a rock since April, now is the time to peek your head out, look around, and enjoy the excitement. That’s right – Houston is a sports town again! I don’t know how long this will last, so we best enjoy it now. Welcome to Clutch City! Your Houston Rockets are beginning… Continue reading Good Times in Htown
As B and I near our 6 month anniversary, I am over the moon honored to tell y’all that our wedding story has been shared in 2 online features – TheKnot.com and DollyCouture.com. The Knot is a local and national wedding vendor resource that offers a gift registry, bridal gown search, local vendor information, and wedding etiquette. I… Continue reading Best. Day. Ever. – a recap
Do y’all remember a while back when I shared the list of my sweet mama’s sayings that my brothers and sisters and I compiled? I’m afraid I never shared with y’all what happened with that. This. That’s my beautiful sister Colleen holding the finished product. I took that list and whipped up what I lovingly… Continue reading Sweet Mamas
I saw this on Facebook, and the link was broken, so I can’t properly credit it. But I think it’s pretty good, and so I thought I’d share it – with my commentary, of course. 10 Tips for a Happier Life: Go to sleep when you’re tired. I have such a bad habit of being… Continue reading 10 Tips for a Happier Life
I suppose stranger things have happened at a Jimmy Buffett tailgate party, but on June 2, 2012 at the pre-concert shindig in the parking lot of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, this girl met the man she would marry. Happenstance led my group of Parrothead friends to be parked beside B and his group of… Continue reading Thank you, Jesus. And Jimmy Buffett.
For work, I manage the marketing and community involvement for a global professional services consulting firm. What this means, in a nutshell, is that I help find ways to make our business grow and for our employees (and our company) to do good in the community. This weekend we are doing some crazy good stuff.… Continue reading Riding for a Cause