That Time My Dad Was President

That Time My Dad Was President

When I was in the 3rd grade my family moved to Jacksonville, Florida. That was the year my father was “promoted” from Commander to Captain. In military terms this is a very big deal. It’s one step in rank below an Admiral. However, Admirals generally serve on Aircraft Carriers so if you are not on an Aircraft Carrier, but rather a slightly…

CPP #20 Offending Cat Lovers

CPP #20 Offending Cat Lovers

This week we’re talking about cats and today’s Podcast episode is no exception. The truth is, I’m not against cats–I just prefer dogs. And because of my personal preference, I tend to react inappropriately during cat stories. Including one story in particular–that time I went on a first date with The Beau. Links: When You Forget Some People Like Cats

When You Forget Some People Like Cats

When You Forget Some People Like Cats

Last year a stray cat wandered into my parents’ backyard. Their home backs up along an acre of preserved woods, so trees are plentiful. It’s the perfect place for our family’s dog, Max, to run around. Unfortunately one morning he chased a lost cat up one of the gigantic trees in the yard, where it stayed for three days. We tried…

CPP #19 On Meeting New People

CPP #19 On Meeting New People

A few weeks ago, The Beau and I attended the annual Cherry Blossom Ball in DC with several of his school colleagues and friends. I should have been a charming, quiet and eloquent date–but instead I let my talkative nature get the best of me. Again. Links: Meeting & Greeting Dignitaries That Time I Talked About Flooring Properly Introduce Guests