Last Dance

My Daddy died yesterday. Unexpectedly- but not without warning. He had just been over last week to have dinner with me and my kiddos. I was trying my culinary hand at boneless buffalo strips, (kinda thinkin’ I could bring the same flavor as bone-in wings) ah but  you can’t! You must have all the flavor-makin’ marrow to bring the “finger-lickin’good!” Anyway, he came over like he always did when he could and he hung out with me in the kitchen while I cooked and talked. He told his stories; asked about the kids,…

Kicking and Screaming

Kicking and Screaming is one of my all-time fave movies, starring Will Ferrell on a quest to find his own identity apart from the expectations he has always felt from his dad. He has to deal with quite the load of emotions throughout the movie such as jealousy, embarrassment, competition and failure! If you watch it and take it at face value, you might think it just a silly little comedy with the usual inappropriate language (albeit hilariously close-to-home) that keeps you laughing! However, it is actually one of Ferrell’s most…