Month: July 2012

Kansas City, let’s go steady

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#BloomWhereYourePlanted / Kansas City

I’m from Texas. Part of my heart will always belong to the Lone Star State. But I have a confession. I’ve been having an affair with Kansas City, and it might be getting serious. I’ve written before of my love/hate relationship with the place I’ve called home for going on four years. There’s plenty to do, but the weather aggravates me. The Kansas Prairie has given me a best friend whom I love like a […]

In the Kitchen: Kitchen Sink Pasta Salad

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Man, it’s hot. It’s hotter than two squirrels screwing in a wool sock. It’s so hot birds have to pull worms out of their holes with potholders. It’s SO hot that I tied my mule in a field of corn, and the corn started popping and the mule thought it was snow and froze to death! Just kidding. I don’t have a mule. Or corn. But damn, it’s hot. I don’t remember the last time […]

Ain’t no party like a MonkeyMash party…

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#BloomWhereYourePlanted / Friends / Monkey

In nine days my son will turn two and like all other parents I’m left scratching my head and wondering where that time went. I brought home a little squeaky thing in the summer of 2010 and I’ve watched him grow into a great kid. He loves his friends and family. He’s affectionate and silly. He enjoys conversation, food and playing – all with contagious gusto. To celebrate the two years we’ve spent loving him, […]