Author Archives: mountainmommamusings

Melissa the Trash Rescuer

Every morning in Puerto Vallarta, on my daily walk on the beach to town, I pick up trash. Sadly, I don’t need to bring a bag; I always find a plastic bag, or two, or three. I pick up plastic soda … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking for Holiday Cheer at the Airport Starbucks

When you are in a bad mood, there is nothing worse than cheery people. And when you are in a bad mood on Christmas, at the airport no less, there are cheery people everywhere. There is the barista at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What I Didn’t Do Before 8 am

Do you remember that commercial for the U.S. Army with the slogan: “In the Army, we do more before 9 am than most people do all day?” Well, most days I can top that. This morning I did more before 8 am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Time I Chaperoned My First Dance

There is so much I want to write about, dear Reader, it’s been too long. I am just starting to catch my breath after a crazy busy three weeks at the movie theater. I have wanted to tell you about the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Procrastination Station

See these two bins full of winter coats and boots? I pulled them out of the garage more than two weeks ago, and there they have sat ever since, in our living room. I am not sure why I am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dam You, Facebook Memories!

Life moves fast when you have three kids, sometimes too fast. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment