Category Archives: Personal Commentary

Bonfire: 15 Years

At approximately 2:42 a.m. on November 18, 1999, the 59-foot high stack, consisting of about 5000 logs, collapsed during construction. Of the 58 students and former students working on the stack, 12 were killed and 27 were injured. Left in … Continue reading

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Dating: A Survey

I thought in the beginning that marriage would be this lovely thing. And it is mostly, but when it’s fighting, it’s fighting at it’s worst. Sometimes it’s good to stop and take stock of things. Recently I asked Mr. LAA … Continue reading

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End of Settling In

Tomorrow we’ll talk about what October’s theme is, let’s just say I’ve known Mr. LAA for a year now, so love is in the air. Hang tight. So, settled in? I was almost up until the last day. I felt … Continue reading

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Have I actually relaxed?

It’s nearing the end of “settling in” theme month here on LAA. And I know the question on everyone’s minds is…”Have I actually relaxed?” I would say in many ways I have. I’ve knocked out a ton of crafts that … Continue reading

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Jonesin’ For: Get the House Organized Version

No seriously. The house. I’m sorry that I’m not sorry that I have organizing OCD. But when you move from 2,200 square feet by yourself to 1,500 square feet with another human and then add animals back in and then … Continue reading

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Midmonth Settling Progress Report

Wowzers. How did it get to be halfway through the month already. Well, I have to say, I’ve fallen hard for football season. And football season works for us. Now that Sir LAA is off with the second love of … Continue reading

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There’s been an issue with Settling In

I’ve gained 20 pounds. I know. Holy. I mean, not 20 lbs total, but if I measure myself from the wedding in the AM to the evening last night after a big dinner, then it’s like 19. and really, in … Continue reading

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