A Whisper Is Like the Shadow of a Shout

Posted February 26, 2014

“A Whisper Is Like the Shadow of a Shout” This quote from self-published author Jarod Kintz really resonated with me when I read it. It totally captures the first step I took when I needed to discipline my stepchildren. Taking corrective action with “steps” is a tricky thing. You can’t… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

If I was Raising my Daughter to be President

Posted February 17, 2014

As I’ve mentioned before, Prairie Wife and I do most of our blog planning by email or text. So when we started discussing February ideas, she asked if I could write something for President’s Day. No problem. Could I somehow tie it to raising a daughter? I bit trickier, but… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

A Margarita Christmas

Posted December 15, 2013

This is my favorite Christmas memory since I became Texas Two Steppin’. I snapped the photo one Christmas Eve when the Stepkids were tweens. The kids were in the kitchen and they decided that this year they would be in charge of getting things ready for Santa. OK, here is… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Prairie Life

Take Five with Texas Two Steppin’

Posted November 24, 2013

Prairie Wife and I are a decade apart in age, and I often feel like we were raised in totally different households. I know this will be a topic in upcoming blogs, but quite simply she is the outgoing, younger one, and I am the reserved, older (shall we say… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens


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