Ode to a Sister

Hello Readers! It is I, Laura, the younger sister to a blogger who(m?) you know and love. Much like the giant overhead cup featured at Carowinds’  water playground, which tips over every few minutes when the level inside – fed by spickets from above – gets too much for the rocking cup to bear, I…Continue reading Ode to a Sister

Ode to Laundry

It’s Laura. This goes to the tune of the hymn “Victory in Jesus” (just the main chorus part, I don’t know if the tune of the verses is the same).  If you don’t know the tune, hopefully a) God will forgive you, and b) you’ll get something else redeeming and humorous from this post despite…Continue reading Ode to Laundry

I Love My Job

Hello, it’s thefunnysister (Katrina wants me to refer to myself by this title, but I really can’t claim that exclusively), Laura.  It is 11:00 am as I write… a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios and coffee just served as breakfast, Lilia and Maddie are playing dollies in the den (a room we call the “Castle”,…Continue reading I Love My Job

Dirty Secrets

Hi, it’s Laura.  After initially getting the inspiration to write this post, I have wavered back and forth on the ultimate stance I would be taking.  Am I really willing to state plainly:  I think germs are good and keep us healthy…?  Or would I rather go the “between the lines” route, by saying:  My…Continue reading Dirty Secrets

Ten Reasons I am Thrilled and Dismayed to be Pregnant (for the last time)

This post is written by me, the funny sister. Second, I am linking it to Oh Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday. This is my fourth pregnancy, which will – God willing – culminate in the birth of my fourth daughter.  (Yes, the ultrasound was very clear.  It’s a girl.)  My pregnancies have spanned an entire decade,…Continue reading Ten Reasons I am Thrilled and Dismayed to be Pregnant (for the last time)