Category: The Senator

Sea Life and Senators

Roughly ten years ago, my Senator had an opportunity to attend a conference in Puerto Rico, and the kids and I tagged along because, well who wouldn’t want to go to Puerto Rico, right? Coincidentally, I had met a lovely mom friend through American Mothers from Puerto Rico and she…

Libraries & Magnolias

This week, the Senator and I did a really fun thing.  We got together with my parents and hosted a little get together for a dear friend of ours, Sean Burrage, who is the President of a University in the Southeastern part of our…

Bittersweet

It really doesn’t feel like twelve years have passed since my Senator first ran for public office. Back in 2002, we were not political people.  I mean, I had worked in politics long before we got married, but that seemed like a lifetime ago…

House of Cards

I have always said good people hardly ever run for public office, and why would they, considering all of the scrutiny, partisan politics and personal attacks that are endured by a candidate or office holder on a daily basis? Well, unless you are Barack…

And, they’re off!

Starting to get crazy around here again as session is looming! Last week, my Senator had some colleagues over to our house for an event. They stayed until 11:00 pm talking in my kitchen, which makes for one tired momma! I’m glad they like each…

First Day

Today was the first day of school for our kiddos.  The tall guy on the right is a senior. He is my first born and this is not easy, knowing he will leave the nest soon. But, hey.  At least we know that shoe…

Chicago

The Senator and I just returned from a quick trip to the Windy City for a legislative conference and man was it fun! We have been to this particular meeting before and it is always packed.  Packed with people and speakers and meetings and…