Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, over-the-hill, happily-married mother of 4 daughters. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....

Saint Patrick’s Day meets Sesame Street meets “Danny Boy”

One of the reasons that I love Saint Patrick’s Day is because it gives me an excuse to listen to one of my all-time favorite songs, “Danny Boy“. If there were ever any doubt about my ancestry (I’ve got some … Continue reading

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Turf War

Well, two of Michelle’s cats, Anubis and Momma Cat, have decided to occupy the end of the bed this evening. They are currently displacing two of our other cats, Pepper (Sarah’s cat) and Freckles (my cat), who normally perch there. … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day (03/14) [w/buttermilk pie recipe included!]

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago. She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (Okay, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) . It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Happy 87th Birthday, Dad!

Today is my Dad’s 87th birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his father a few years ago, and it is a loss that he feels … Continue reading

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Good News from the IRS (For Once)

A couple of months ago we received a bill from the IRS for ~$8500 from our 2017 tax return because our parent loans for Michelle were discharged after her death, and the amount which was discharged was considered “income” by … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day! (2019)

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Everyday Rebecca

The cutest thing happened last night. Paul, Rebecca, and I were all sitting on the couch.  I was talking on the phone with Rachel, Paul was playing on his Kindle until his turn to talk to her, and Rebecca had … Continue reading

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