Tag Archives: Dogs

MOM-versation about G-Ma-ing the Dogs

Booker T. Washington is having a stay-cation at his G-ma’s house. Growing up, my brother, Jeff, always (and I mean that literally) stayed at my Nana’s house. One night, I planned to sleepover. But, when mom came to tuck me … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from the Horde

 Wear your coat when you go outside in inclement weather. 2. Snuggle.   3.  Gramma’s are awesome. Love them while you can. 4.  It’s okay to be inquisitive. 5.  Eat, drink and be merry. 6. If you have Faith, you … Continue reading

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Let’s Begin the Intervention

Dear Mom, Remember how hard you laughed in AP European History when Mrs. Martha Ann Rampton Erikson Cole broke into the song, “Let’s Begin the Inquisition,” back when you were in high school? Well, we need to begin the INTERVENTION. … Continue reading

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Happy to Be a Hooker

This is me at my doctor’s office. That’s the picture my mom saw on Saturday, November 26th. Within the hour, she was sitting on the concrete floor next to me. My mom understands animals, but, she held back tears and … Continue reading

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Everyone has Their Own Agenda

Bob and Dwight were chatting after Bob Maynard, the then General Manager at Sundance, built the Screening Room. Bob: I just think Maynard has his own agenda. Dwight: Bob, everyone has his own agenda. Most just don’t reveal it to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to Me

My neighbor used to call me every Mother’s Day and say, “Happy Mother’s Day to the woman I know who most wants to be a mother.” My first year teaching in Orem, a town that neighbors Brigham Young University in … Continue reading

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Only in Bark City

A few weeks ago, I came home from school and found a bag attached to the front gate.  Inside were four tennis balls and “low-fat” man-shaped treats along with this note: While her toy poodles didn’t love the treats, the … Continue reading

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