No longer hating cardboard boxes…

There was a time when cardboard boxes frightened me.  Not in an odd fear having type of way but in a way where I knew if my parents brought home cardboard boxes my life...

Our trip to Big Bear, Ca

We needed a break from the grind. A refreshing visit to nature far from the neon lights, draining work days, and flashing electronic screens.I planned a trip to Big Bear Lake. A short three...

Puppy Problems. The book Hayden wrote.

Our son Hayden wrote a cute little book about the problems with puppies. You can buy a copy and support his literary career by clicking the link below. Thank you! Puppy Problems by Hayden...

The $400 Lesson

About 13 years ago we met this group of guys in a band that were immensely talented and right out of high school.  We quickly became friends and hung out quite a bit. They...

Truly out in the desert

 Our definition of family has changed a lot in the almost fifteen years Brian and I have been together.  When we first met I was close to my grandma, uncles, and aunts and young...

New-ness

I’ve been at my new job for almost 3 weeks now. It’s been pretty amazing and the honeymoon hasn’t worn off yet.I have a wonderful office with a view of Red Rock Canyon and...

#doggyproblems Upset Dog Tummy and Treatment

A month ago my wonderful husband accidentally bought a different brand of dog food for our golden retriever Barley. Usually when you switch dog food there’s a chance that the dog will vomit and...

Hiatus over

Blogging for me isn’t just about putting a bunch of words onto the screen and hoping people read it. I write from my heart and try to share my experiences to better help those...

Things musicians should read

1. 17 annoying things you do that make your bandmates secretly hate youPersonally, 17 is probably my magic number. 2. Reasons why local artists don’t get signed.Most of these are no-brainers but even if...

Thanks Cartoon Network

Last night Cartoon Network aired the Hall of Game Awards show. They promo’d the crap out of the show for weeks and Hayden was SUPER excited to watch it. The show acknowledged athletes and...