Krista Noack’s story

I came across Krista’s story via MADD Canada’s Facebook news feed. I watched the video and was deeply touched and moved by her story. Krista talked briefly about the added impact she felt in losing her boyfriend Jesse to an impaired driver. She had to deal with running into the impaired driver in her everyday […]

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Urban Word Wednesday: Shit or get off the pot

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these! Shit or get off the pot: Hurry up and make a decision. Usually used when someone is being really indecisive or is taking […]

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Be the ultimate rock star this Christmas

Y’all know I’m a closet air guitar player. Ok…so maybe not so “in the closet“! Regardless, let me tell you, no one can rock the air guitar like me. At home, grocery store, work…I’ve been known to break into an air-strumming, arm-swinging air guitar craze. People typically stare mouth-open at my talent…it’s somethin’ to behold. Anyway…last […]

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When are lifetime driving bans appropriate?

On July 14, 2012, 63-year-old Elizabeth Sovis and her husband of 34 years, Edmund Aunger, were biking along a road in Prince Edward Island, Canada while on a cycling vacation from Alberta. They were on their way to the bed and breakfast where they were staying. Aunger’s wife never made it to the B&B. She […]

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Urban Word Wednesday (Special Holiday Yum Edition): French Lace Cookies

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these! French Lace Cookies: A type of cookie. Delicate. When you hold them up to the light, you’ll see why they’re called lace cookies. […]

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Merry Hubby’s Corner XXX-mas!!!

Like most people, you’ve likely spent years making Xmas all about the children; making them as happy as possible for Xmas. Whether you agree this is the intension of the Xmas holiday or not – most would agree it’s the thing that makes Xmas most special. Creating traditions, putting together toys into the wee-hours of […]

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Losing a loved one to impaired driving

It’s hard sometimes to explain to people how losing a loved one to impaired driving is different from losing someone in a way that doesn’t involve a criminal act. I say that because I was one of those people who had no idea. It never dawned on me. And not because I’m not a sensitive […]

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Urban Word Wednesday: Walk Blocker

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME, hubby…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these! Walk Blocker: A person that suddenly stops when they are walking right in front of another. Examples Of Use: Although it wasn’t […]

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Driving while…shaving?

There is a strong likelihood that most of you have heard of this story considering I believe it came out in 2010 but it’s so insane, it bears repeating! Thank you Trudy for sending it my way! And thank you Celia Rivenbark for your witty take on the story. ROFL!  Now y’all know I am […]

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Urban Word Wednesday: Typerventilating

Welcome to Urban Word Wednesday! New words, phrases, and sayings I am learning (and using in my day-to-day life) brought to you by ME…and the Urban Dictionary. You are gonna love these! Typerventilating: sending messages through instant messaging in rapidly sequential intervals. Examples Of Use: If y’all follow me on Facebook (and if you don’t […]

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