Kari's Kangaroo Court

Kari’s Kangaroo Court 2

People who go to Judge Judy hoping to find justice for petty grievances on national television deserve whatever reproach they get. They may end up with $468 in damages, but with the cash will come a tongue lashing from a tough old broad about how lame it is to sue your blind mother because her ...
Eat, Drink and Be Kari

Eat, Drink and Be Kari 3

I’ve been checking into my ancestry to see if I have any Asian blood in me because I want to start celebrating the Chinese New Year. My body and brain are having a hard time getting out of holiday mode and if I switch to the Chinese New Year I still have two more weeks ...
Forever Young

Forever Young 2

My best friend since I was 13 years old turned 40 on New Year’s Eve. We’ve seen each other through puberty, high school, college, weddings and childbirth and I wasn’t about to let her make the difficult transition into the hag years alone. Being two weeks older and therefore much more experienced, I was right ...
Thou Art Blessed

Thou Art Blessed 2

The first Christmas Jason and I were married, we decided to give each other the gift of learning and buy each other winter semester tuition. It bites that college tuition comes due in December, but that’s how it works. We emptied our bank account, purse and pockets and hunkered down for a very simple Christmas. ...
Spud Dud

Spud Dud

For some reason, the state of Idaho thinks if you put the word “famous” in front of something ordinary it will make it seem more special. “That Famous Preston Night Rodeo” is just a regular ol’ rodeo with horses and cows and stuff, and a “Famous Idaho Potato” is still just a root you dig ...