In the End, It’s Only Stuff…

All has been quiet on the blogging front since I’ve been living in the Dallas metroplex these past three weeks, and believe me, it hasn’t been for the lack of something to say. There’s just been a whole lotta (and yes, I realize I said “whole lotta”…ha ha) unexpected drama with getting settled in, and suffice it to say, I can’t wait for things to be nice and routine again (a.k.a. normal). Now mind you, the Banisters’ drama is not the salacious stuff of your average episode of Jersey Shore (thank goodness), but it’s been crazy all the same, thanks… Continue reading

A Long, Long Jaunt Down I-35

Well, I’m officially living in the Lone Star state now, and my, my, my what a crazy journey it’s been! I gotta say moving is truly not for the faint of heart. After finishing up the packing (whew!) and officially saying goodbye to my downtown St. Paul abode, my friend Krista and I (along with Blackjack, Will and I’s trusty black Toyota Highlander and Gretta, Krista’s bossy but oh-so-helpful GPS) made the sizable trek to the place where everything’s supposedly bigger and there’s mouthwatering salsa and guacamole around every corner. And thanks to our 16-hour journey down I-35, I crossed… Continue reading