Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....

Tuesday Tunes – Theme from “Somewhere in Time”

Sometimes when you start exploring YouTube, you stumble across the most beautiful things – this song has special meaning for me, because “Somewhere in Time” was the first movie that Paul and I saw as a newly-married couple. Our anniversary … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: Is it plugged in? Try plugging it in…..

The following post originally appeared in August, 2011: Many of you may remember my previous adventures in 21st-century technology.  Well, true to form, I’m continuing my downward spiral on what is looking to be a one-way ticket to the loony bin. You … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michelle!

. It’s so hard to believe that it’s been 23 years since we welcomed our second daughter into the world. Where has the time gone? Our little girl has grown into a beautiful young woman, but it seems like just … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

On this day 55 years ago, my Mom and Dad tied the knot. I’m glad they did, ‘cuz otherwise, I wouldn’t be here…. In honor of this occasion, I’d like to dedicate one of my favorite songs to these two … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Dog Days of Summer

Well, it’s gonna be another scorcher today, folks – then again, it’s August in Texas.  What’s a delicate little flower (that’d be ME, you guys….) supposed to do? Ah, well – here’s some summertime music to soothe the savage breast. … Continue reading

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It’s a Bouncing Baby….

Watermelon! Back when Paul bought her, she was nothing more than a tiny little seedling. He cleared out the compost bin, planted it on one side, and then just kept watering for weeks and weeks and weeks (well, actually, Rebecca’s attendant, … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – No-Bake Cookies

. Here’s a recipe that is perfect for those hot summer days when you don’t want to turn on the oven unless you absolutely have to.  It’s also a naturally gluten-free cookie, which means I don’t have to worry about whether … Continue reading

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A Fateful Monday Morning

Statement by the President, August 6, 1945 THE WHITE HOUSE Washington, D.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE — August 6, 1945 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Short Change Hero”

. A couple of years ago, we started watching a show/series on Cinemax called “Strike Back” – it very quickly became one of our guilty pleasures. There’s plenty of nice eye candy for Paul and me (some of it is definitely for “mature” audiences, … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Mushroom (Cloud)s

For obvious reasons, today’s funnies are decidedly atomic in nature: What did the nuclear physicist have for lunch? Fission chips. *************************************************** What happens when electrons lose their energy? They get Bohr’ed. *************************************************** A hydrogen atom is walking down the street … Continue reading

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