Give LOL for Mothers Day!

Give LOL for Mothers Day!

Excerpt from my book “Heaven Help Us! A Humorous Look at Womanhood.” Chapter 11: The Mother of All Holidays Whoever decided Mother’s Day should be on Sunday was not LDS. This is the one day a week when every family member has to be cleaned and dressed up better than usual and arrive somewhere all ...
Appy Dieting

Appy Dieting

After months of reckless consumption, it was time to throw the hammer down on my appetite. I’ve been too lax for too long. Usually when I’ve wanted to shed poundage, I haven’t followed an organized diet necessarily. I just cut back, modify, and dial up the workouts. But I’m getting older. The weight doesn’t come ...
Last Dance

Last Dance 1

Prom weekend. My daughter’s last high school dance. Bittersweet. While I will not miss staying up until the wee hours of the morning altering a dress, putting in a zipper, taking up a hem, making sleeves or a bolero, I will miss doing hair, picking out jewelry, and giving a nervous teenage boy the stink ...
The Bloggiest of Them All

The Bloggiest of Them All

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, Who’s the bloggiest of them all? Why, YOU are, kari-on.com with your hip new look, features, and widgets (whatever those are)! It’s a blog-eat-blog world out there and you gotta get with the times or get off the web. I’m just one of more than 50,000,000 blogs out there—that’s right, ...
Worth-it Weekend

Worth-it Weekend

Despite the setbacks, I did manage to fit in some good times in Scottsdale over the weekend. The reason for our trip was to join in the celebration of the Legacy Gallery’s 25th Anniversary Show. Owners Brad and Jinger Richardson are dear friends of ours who have represented Jason’s art for years and have been ...