Author Archives: Kristie

About Kristie

My name is Kristie. I am a print designer struggling in a web world. Somewhere along the journey I discovered writing. Enjoy!

You are all totes amazeballs!

Last week Joe told me I was too old to say “totally cray.” I asked him if he thought I was to old to say “asshole.” When I posted the above on Facebook, my friend Sylvia sent me this article … Continue reading

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Clark Gable Kent Banished to the Short Bus

Sunday afternoon Joe and I took Clark Gable Kent for a walk. This is what CGK looks like when he knows he is going for a walk. “WALK! WALK! WALK! WALK!” —CGK He is a handsome devil. Unfortunately, we recently … Continue reading

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For this post, I need a little participation.

A little assistance please: Raise your hand if you have ever been to a grocery store that was so busy, law enforcement had to be hired to direct traffic. Thanks. Put your hands down.   Now raise your hand if … Continue reading

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Hot Wings and the Holy Spirit

Hannah and I were witnessed to in the HEB parking lot. I didn’t know this until we got in the car and she told me. After insisting on helping us out with our groceries, the bag boy held my eldest … Continue reading

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College Expenses, Mary Karr’s Cherry and the US Economy

I decided not to make any New Year’s Resolutions. The word resolution itself implies commitment and willpower. The later of which I have none. However, 2012 is going to be a year of changes for our family, so I decided … Continue reading

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Christmas Confession, or Stupid Cat, Oh Stupid Cat, What Are They Feeding You?

December is approaching and it is time to start Christmas shopping. Not my favorite thing. Fa la la la blah! I loathe shopping—and not just during the holidays. I am a member of the small segment of the female population … Continue reading

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The Goodwill Incident

A tribute to costume shopping: Halloween, 2010 (This is also for Cheryl, who sweetly asked, “What happened to your blog?)  October 31st of every year, our church hosts a Fall Festival. Complete with train-rides, moonwalks, face painting, hot dogs, games, … Continue reading

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