Tag Archives: Midwest

The Escapist

Kazoo isn’t THAT small anymore – she is already large than her Aunt Zoe and half the size of Kizzy.  But she is definitely fast. Yesterday, Mr. Awesome came home from work.  He walked in the front door.  Sat his … Continue reading

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What is Grilled Cheese Called When it is Made on a Grill? Just Cheese?

This weekend was the Notre Dame / USC game.  And it was a night game so that left 7 hours of tailgating – assuming you arrived at noon like we did… Wait, not everyone appreciates 7 hours of tailgating?  In … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

They are a thing.  And they are delicious. I’m serious, you have to try them. It’s easy and the perfect tailgate appetizer. Step 1.  Buy Bacon.  And Tater Tots. Step 2.  Wrap Tater Tots in Bacon. Step 3.  Secure wrapping … Continue reading

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I am Very Lucky that I Ended Up with the Man of My Dreams

Keith and I met at a date auction in college.  (Read about the auction here)  And our first date was to Fridays.  We were classy college students like that. I drove.  Since I was the only one with a car. … Continue reading

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The Only Accident Claim Ever that Included Corn Crop Replacement

Yesterday we were talking about car accidents.  And I think we might want to spend some time on the youngest sister and her corn field accident. Once youngest sister gets her driver’s license, she sets out on her first distance … Continue reading

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The Year of the Accidents

Eventually, all three younger members of my family received driver’s licenses.  And pretty soon there were 5 of us driving around town. Remember that statistic where 99% of accidents happen within 5 miles of your house?  Well, you can make … Continue reading

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My First Car

I was pretty proud of my first car.  An 80s something Ford Station wagon.  Complete with backwards facing seats, bench seats in the front that fit 3, and bullet holes… wait, what?  Bullet holes? Ok, fine, they weren’t really bullet … Continue reading

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