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The world's worst holiday gift

Which of these would you hate to receive for the holidays?

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What's the vas deferens to you?

In terms of parenthood, I do believe that both mother and father were created equal. Whether that stays so is a matter of personal record.

The view from the porch

My favorite place this not-so-warm summer has been on our back porch, which was built onto the side of our house as an apparent afterthought.

I have no idea where the kids are

I have NO idea where my kids are.

How pets train families

We've said good-bye to both of our dogs over the last two years. It's been bitterly hard to say that final farewell; they were lovely, wonderful family members.

Time at the Lake

Every Fourth of July used to be spent at the lake where my mother-in-law, Verona, and her husband, Red, live.

PDA=Please Do it ANYWAY

“Get a room.” My teen looked over at us with annoyance and a bit of frustration. I grinned at her and planted another big one on my husband and pulled him in closer to me in defiance.

Social skills on social media

Every time the description of a person with autism is discussed, there is always talk of their lack of social skills. Kalisha has made great strides in that area.

Why I love the Allen County Fair

Which of these is a true statement?

• I love funnel cake. 

• I love my kids. 

Trick question! Both are true. 

Still time for some family fun

If the temperatures are rising, it's a given that cars will be packed and folks all across the country will be taking their version of the Great American Vacation (™).

Totally tired of the FABULOUSLY fake

I have no business complaining, but I’m gonna do it anyway. I mean, a person has zero right to go off about something when they themselves do it regularly too, right? I am weary, however.