This is TrophyWife's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following TrophyWife's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
TrophyWife
I am a stay at home mom of a daughter.
Interests: music, movies, reading, family, boating, working in the yard, horses
Recent Activity
Image
gentle reader, most of the world, at least the social media world, is celebrating love today. i've witnessed an intense love fest on facebook today. i've seen profile pictures changed. i've seen hearts added to profile pictures. i've seen pictures of chocolate, flowers, and chocolate covered fruit. i've witnessed declarations of never ending and earth shattering love today. i think... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, this post is a few weeks past due. and for that, i greatly apologize. without further ado, today we are going to celebrate the hell out of my mama! this woman means the world to me. first of all, i wouldn't be here if it weren't for her. so you should really thank her...because this highly entertaining blog... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, the kirofamily journeyed to cabo san lucas over the christmas holiday. we had a fabulous time for the week we were there...this is my favorite place away from home. we've made a lot of friends there and every trip we make new friends. our go to place at night is cabo wabo. we've gotten to know the staff,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, we are experiencing some wintry weather in my neck of the woods. it had been predicted for almost 6 days! and ya know how that goes, right? when they start talking about a winter storm that far in advance, you really just don't know what is going to happen. the predicted ice storm could envelop our area or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i can't say that i buy into the mantra of new year, new you. why? because a turn of a calendar page does not change who you are. if it were that easy, the world would be an even more magical place to live, wouldn't it? so many make new year resolutions. so many buy that gym membership.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i could do all the apologizing in the world. i could give you all the excuses in the world. or i could simply ignore the fact that i haven't written one single post since some time this past august. i'm going to split the difference and tell you the muse walked away. end of story. no more excuses,k?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, waving a thing. a pretty big thing when you are part of a certain group. i'm lucky enough to belong to several of these groups. two of these groups i experienced today. and then it hit me: wow! this is pretty cool!! the first waving club i ever belonged to was magic lake. no matter what you might... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i've witnessed some true uptightness lately. i follow leigh anne tuohy on facebook. you probably know her as the character played by sandra bullock in the hit movie: blindside. anywho...i really liked the movie and read up on leigh anne and then found her on facebook. i think she's pretty cool. apparently not everyone does. imagine that? {gasp}... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
i'm not sure when it started. some time after muscle barbie moved into the dorms. about january 2012, i guess. she and i started a good night ritual. it started off as just a text good night. and it wasn't always every night. but was most nights. i guess cuz i missed her. even though she was only 30 minutes... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
it used to be that our weekends in the non lake going season were rather boring. we might hit a movie on friday night but otherwise, we were pretty much homebodies...which is just fine by me. so not so lately, gentle reader! when exactly does the weekend start? is it friday, when you are done with the 8-5? maybe even... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
take cover! run to the hills! save yourself! oh, gentle reader...it's that time again...i dread it...i really do. mercury has entered retrograde. this began on april 28th...we still have many days to go. some will say it's no big deal. and to that i say: hogwash. it's like a total and clear effect {you probably could use affect here, also}... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, it was a pretty fab weekend around here. the one thing that was missing was muscle barbie. it seemed we were traveling in different directions this past weekend. friday night she went to the movies with friends. friday night we stayed home, grilled some awesome steaks and watched the trust with nicolas cage. yeah. don't waste your time.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i might be on to something here. maybe. maybe not. but, twice in a row i am posting a song that resonates with me. here's to another funky friday post! go me! i admit to being kinda late on the kid rock scene. i heard picture on the radio. that was it, i was hooked. i lapped up... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, we all face challenges. every single day of the week of the month of the year of our lifetime. some days those challenges are epic in nature. some days those challenges are minor blips on our radar. i always tell people facing epic challenges that we have to have those difficult days in order to appreciate the good... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, the weekend has come and gone once again. and this one whizzed by in a big flash! it all started friday night. it was the last home hockey game of this season. it was a sold out house. it was the last time for maria's super nachos until september. as is tradition: this is a must, friends. we've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i am about to share with you a song that really resonates with me. it's a cover. the original is pretty good. but this cover? it outshines the original, in my book. the emotion in this david's voice gives me goosebumps. give it a listen...see what you think yourself: i hope you all enjoy a fabulous weekend with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i have been a photography buff for a very long time. I was in high school when i received my first 35mm camera. i remember blowing through 7, 8, or maybe 10 rolls of 36 in just a few days. i couldn't wait to get those rolls developed and see what my mind had captured. i'm pretty sure... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i'm not one to engage in april fools' day shenanigans. i'm not sure i've ever been one to attempt to pull a quick one on the other guy or gal. maybe in elementary school but that was a long time ago and i don't remember. anywho, this post is about april fools' day 2016 and what i received... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i am starting where i am today. i declare right here...for you all to witness. i am not an early riser. i'm not sure that i ever have been. sometimes, i wish i were an early riser. but i can not wish it into reality. i must own that thought and put action into motion. this will not... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, it was a big weekend around here! three weeks ago, kiroman had what was supposed to be outpatient surgery that turned into one night in the hospital. the easy procedure became a tad bit more complicated than anticipated but he is healing nicely, taking it easy and following post-op orders! which were to take three weeks off work.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, the last 8 days have been a blur. and i've missed you. i almost didn't get this post written tonight, because, procrastination. for realz. obviously i didn't get it written sunday night to post monday morning. i made myself "busy" today...although, i did have a delivery to take care of for kiroman and then a few errands to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
but who's counting, gentle reader, who's counting? it started simple enough. get a hobby, she said to kiroman. and he did. buy a really cool rifle, she said to kiroman. and he did. {although she helped him out a little} i know right? shocking that i helped him when picking his long gun...but i picked the one i thought looked... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
oh i bet that caught your attention, didn't it, gentle reader? hahahaha! yes, there is a story behind this title. one night, while we were in cabo, we were at our favorite beach bar, the mango deck, with our favorite server, joe. i do not remember exactly what brought up the subject of sex music. it had to be something... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, i strongly encourage you to see this movie, if you didn't make it to the theater this past weekend. it is a must see. if you have been a reader here for any time at all, you have probably noticed that you don't see much in the arena of political posts. i really don't do that here. however,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at TrophyWife
Image
gentle reader, it is always amazing to me to realize how fast time passes. muscle barbie recently posted on social media about her very real, very personal, very destructive, very depressing, very emotional time period in her life. she's transparent about that time in her life. if you are friends with her on any of her social media, you have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at TrophyWife