What Working on the Texas/Mexico Border is Really Like

I verified that the pistol loaded with hollow points and stun gun/flashlight was still in his truck.  These were the questions I asked my husband every day while he worked on the border of Texas and Mexico as an engineer in the oilfield.  Since we live in Austin, I was initially naive about what was […]

Hush, Hush

My son was shunned at school today. Ok, so maybe that’s not ENTIRELY true. Maybe I’m being an over reactive mama bear, but he WAS shushed.  In front of the whole class.  For talking about something that is very much a part of our family life. It was the first day after Christmas vacation.  All […]