House Hunting: when homes attack!

Today, a house attacked my husband. We are shopping for a new home. This is an especially prudent course of action for anyone who’s house it to be demolished soon. But that’s another story. As I imagine many house-hunters have done somewhere along their search, we decide to “up” our house budget a little to…

My Big, Fat Greek Scam

Greek week takes a VERY different turn. What was supposed to be day 3 in a week of eating Mediterranean food, ends up with us being scammed by a local Greek restaurant. It was a couple of weeks ago when my husband and I tried a Greek restaurant we’d never experienced. Although we thought our…

Tear it down!!!

So it looks like my house is going to get demolished… literally. And I can’t wait. It’s a strange story, I’m sure. And it’s a longer one than I will write. But after years of hoping, my husband and I finally get the call that someone wants to pay us to destroy our home. You…

House fire on my street

So – while I’m home sick from work, I begin to hear sirens. Lots of sirens. I look outside. 1, 2, 3 fire engines. And I can hear more on the way. After we determine our house is not on fire, we go outside and see this just down the street…

Waiting in a Wichita Drive-Thru

Hello Mr Ford Truck driver with your truck so pretty and red. What are you getting in the drive thru to get your stomach fed? Is is red meat? I know. How stereotypical. Just because you drive a truck, my assumption is so pitiful. But you have a John Deere sticker, posted big and so…

The sirens made me cry.

It was sunny. Overly warm for January. Yet I stood there shivering. It was the final moment I would be this close to her. When the hard moments pass, my eyes drift over to the young woman who resembles her so much. She sits there so brave. I definitely can’t bear to look again at…