Purpled Up

Purpled Up

Kids to school on time: Check Kids wearing purple for school: Check Appropriate footwear for field practice: Check Lunches: Check Mom resembling Barney in her purple outfit: Double Check  Praying that there really aren’t Purple People Eaters…Wait....
To Be A Congress

To Be A Congress

Tonight Bria asked me if the president could appoint a new president if the president had been president for a year and just didn’t like it. Are you following? I had a headache. I said, “No.” Bria doesn’t take no for an answer. She asked me if...
Briaisms

Briaisms

Mom used to call it “Briaese.” I call it Briaisms. Whatever you call it, it’s usually funny. It can be the way she says everything is “Opposedly” going to happen instead of supposedly. It’s her use of the word “duh!” I...
Breaking News

Breaking News

Big news in the Stiff house! Bria can no longer channel Nanny McPhee… After what seems like months of a new tooth growing in way the heck behind a baby tooth, Bria finally lost the one that was sticking straight out of her mouth. Hip Hip Hooray! In even bigger...
Find Your Aloha

Find Your Aloha

Have I mentioned that I love it here? One of the things I love most is the spirit of Aloha. I think when we moved here I thought you said Aloha for hello and goodbye. It really means so much more. I joke about finding my aloha like I need to find my happy place but...
The Middle

The Middle

There are times that I question if I post about Bria too often. She is really at that fun age where she’s figuring everything out. She also doesn’t seem to care if her picture is plastered on the internet. Arleigh and Hanan often want veto rights on...