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I am a stay at home mom of a daughter.
Interests: music, movies, reading, family, boating, working in the yard, horses
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gentle reader, you might remember this post. muscle barbie's guest post about losing sister, aka eliza jean. it was a horrible moment in our family. and i don't want to go into any of that so you can read the post yourself. i'm here today to tell you a little more about the minions. i'm not even gonna lie. i... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at TrophyWife
gentle reader, welcome to meme monday! i'm so glad you stopped by to check things out. i know it's been awhile but the summer was busy and time moved so quickly. i admit to wanting to live in the moment rather than spend time thinking about the next blog post. so here we are, the last monday in august of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at TrophyWife
may 8, 2010 - june 6, knew her as sister. gentle reader, this blog post is written by muscle barbie. because i could not have written it any finer than she did. Friday I thought to myself multiple times to tell my mom to bring Eliza out to the lake with us. I was up so late just in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, turning the lights off can only mean one thing: after eleven days of roaming the countryside, boomer is home! words can not even begin to describe the feelings we have. eleven days of setting out food, checking the trail camera, walking the neighborhood, calling for him day and night, watching on the highway for a dog crossing, running... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, we're going to do a little recap, ok? let's step back to april 27, 2015, shall we? it started like any other monday. i set my alarm. i hit snooze. i debated on whether i was going to get out of bed in time to get everything done before i had to leave for the gym. i finally... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, this is a topic very close to my heart. kirofamily has subscribed to this since kiroman and i began dating. don't get me wrong, i love spending vast amounts of time with my family and friends, i really do. but it's not always possible, ya know? so we adopted this mantra early on. because it's possible to spend... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, for those of you who may be part of the chiropractic world, there is a term coined "table talk''. this relates to how the chiropractor talks with his or her patients while on the table or in the room. it is suggested that the talk be kept to chiropractic related topics. i have my own, very distinct, opinion... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, and this one was mine tonight: which one would have been your choice? i went with Love Shack. and danced all the way home tonight. i know, first world problems. i am grateful: for my satellite radio for my "favorites" feature of my satellite radio for the sub woofer in my jeep for not caring that the car... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, i confess, i am a gear head. i love the smell of gasoline, oil and burning rubber. i love to hear the chirps of my tires on the pavement as i run through the gears. i have never gone fast enough. it's been awhile since i have engaged in a speed competition, on purpose. i mean, i've sat... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, it's been a long time. 740,966,400 seconds 12,349,440 minutes 205,824 hours 8576 days 1225 weeks and 1 day sometimes it feels like a lifetime ago. sometimes it feels like yesterday. this past weekend, kiroman was outta town. working on his philosophy diplomate for chiropractic. i stayed home. and cleaned the walk in closet in our bedroom. that was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, this is one of the hardest life lessons to learn. i promise to you that i am not fake. there is no possible way i could be fake. i wear my emotions on my sleeve. period. end of story. well, not really because 44 words does not make a great blog post! but seriously! i am learning, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, this past week absolutely flew by! i have no idea where the time went and what happened but before i knew it, it was monday morning already. so i'm re-visiting last week. we celebrated a very special birthday last week. muscle barbie had a birthday!!! and we celebrated at our most favorite restaurant in the city. with very... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at TrophyWife
seriously, gentle reader, i had no idea. i really didn't. since 1971, i would have always said that "all right now" was performed by foghat not: but classic vinyl corrected that misconception! but, really, who could blame me? this song came out in 1970. foghat formed in 1971. both bands are english. the singer from free went on to become... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, yes, i know. this post subject is a tad bit late. but that's the way it's rollin' around here. too many irons in the fire and not enough people to man those irons! not complaining...just relating. i am not the woman that begs for flowers, chocolates and/or diamonds for valentine's day. i don't think i ever have been.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, i do not write about him often enough. i do not thank him often enough. i do not appreciate him often enough. i realized this and now i am remedying this situation. i want to tell you that i can not do what i do without his support. while muscle barbie was little, kiroman did his thing and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at TrophyWife
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Feb 9, 2015
gentle reader, i have seen this meme posted on social many, many times this last week. my post today is for me to say my piece about what i think of sheryl sandberg's quote. [ in case you do not know, she is the coo of facebook. and worth an estimated one billion dollars. ] this ^ ^ ^ pretty... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, life is fleeting. sometimes we don't even realize how fleeting our time on this earthly planet really is. i often wonder if this is by must be, right? my sister in law said good bye to her mother this morning. like, the final good bye. the good bye that means you will see each other again...on the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at TrophyWife
this explains a lot, doesn't it, gentle reader? if it doesn't for you, i will let you know that it sure does for me! yep, i buy into a full moon affecting people's moods. mercury turning retrograde is like experience a full moon for weeks on end rather one night! i have threatened to hibernate until february 11th...i really have.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, that's what i woke up to this morning. garbage. no one ever believes me that a feline is responsible for this. not the doolittles. a feline. yep. one of the lions is notorious for opening cupboard doors and dragging out whatever he feels like, whenever he feels like it. yesterday i felt pretty crappy most of the day.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, we all have busy saturdays. especially this time of year, there is always lots of hustling and bustling going on. our saturday was no different. kiroman was up at oh dark thirty...actually it was more like 4:05am. he hit the road running with the rest of the kiroworld team. for the second time this month, we broke a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at TrophyWife
elbert hubbard said: "no matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?" well, isn't that deep? think about your days. no, i mean really and truly think about your days. not the part where you drag your ass outta... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, i know it's been quite some time since you have heard from me. and not because i have forgotten about you. more like, life has been rushing at sonic speeds and i am attempting to stay in control. however, i am finding that we don't always have control, do we? is one of the many things we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at TrophyWife
oh gentle reader, what a crazy 36 hours this has been. muscle barbie's safety was threatened. i mean, seriously threatened. i mean, grotesquely threatened. i mean, implicitly threatened. last night. i can't say that i have ever been more concerned about her safety than i have been in the last 36 hours. but man, oh man! do we ever have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at TrophyWife
gentle reader, this happened! muscle barbie began this journey more than a year and a half ago. i've told you before that it's her story to tell but i will tell you a bit. a bad experience with a guy dragged her to the deepest depression she has ever experienced. i'm not going to go into those details because they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at TrophyWife