Monthly Archives: May 2008

The boys of summer

Summer has hit full force in Texas – it doesn’t matter what the calender says. With temperatures hovering in the upper 90’s – we are all looking for ways to stay cool. Danny’s best friend Tex came over today, and the two of them broke out the slip and slide. The had such a great […]

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Geocaching (verb)

Today we tagged along on a Geocaching expedition with our good friends from The Payne Chatlelaine. Never heard of Geocaching? You are not alone. According to Wikipedia – “Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called […]

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My Name is Wildhairmama, and my son wears a purple belt….

…..no, you didn’t just happen onto a support group blog! Wildhairboy earned his karate purple belt tonight. We’ve been attending weekly karate lessons and quarterly tournaments since September of his Kindergarten year – and it’s been worth every minute. He LOVES karate, and has learned great lessons in self-control, self-defence and well as abduction prevention. […]

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What was your morning like?

Here is what happened to me. Woke up to alarm at 5:45, realized that I was still sick (had been battling sinus gunkiness all weekend). Found my blackberry and emailed my office that I’d be late. Silly me thinking I’d be able to rest for a couple extra hours. 6:00 Wildhairman gets out of bed, […]

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let’s hear it for the boy….

Today was one of those days that a mother looks to with both excitement and dread…. Wildhairboy participated in his 5th karate tournament today. He came in second place in the first 4 – something that has bothered him greatly. Thankfully the dojo we belong to holds what they call “winner tournaments” – all the […]

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