This Week In Texas

“This Week In Texas” will attempt to demonstrate an experience we had via photo slideshows. Up first is another rodeo, this time in Galveston. Honestly, the Houston rodeo was a billion times bigger and snazzier, but I really liked the size (and cost) of this more local version.

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I’ll Admit It, There’s Another Man In My Life

Ian and James like to listen to Bill Harley with their ears as close to the speaker as possible.

Ian and James like to listen to Bill with their ears as close to the speaker as possible.

He’s funny, kind, incredibly creative¬†and best of all, helps me out with the children when my husband is working long hours. He’s come to the rescue so many times I’ve lost count, and even though we just became acquainted a few months ago our relationship has grown exponentially (those feelings might be a little one-sided). Bill – that’s his name – has stopped my kids with just one word in the middle of a wrestling match and has entertained them all¬†while stuck in traffic, waiting in line, and during that icky before-bed-after-dinner period where everyone would otherwise be freaking out. He just starts with one of his silly stories or spooky songs and zoop-zoop,* everyone is quiet, hanging onto his every word. Continue reading