Everyone’s a Winner…Maybe not the worst thing ever?

Everyone’s a Winner…Maybe not the worst thing ever?

Call me crazy—my kids do, but I have some mixed feelings on this make-sure-everyone-gets-a-medal, award or ribbon thing we’ve got going on.  I guess you could call me a realist. In life and in baseball there are clearly winners and losers.  However as I sat and watched my boys at a swim meet 11-hours from […]

What Kind of Name is That?

What Kind of Name is That?

People Can’t Seem to Keep it to Themselves. I have a gob of boys, they all have names that end with “er” or the “er” sound.  My husband and I picked their names because we liked them, not because we wanted to win the crabby old guy  at McDonald’s award for “Most Boring Name.”  No joke, […]

The Ride Along: Up Close with the Billings PD

The Ride Along: Up Close with the Billings PD

On the evening of July 24th, I handed my driver’s license to a receptionist at Billings Police Department’s downtown station, filled out a release form, walked out the doors and got into a patrol car with Officer Cory Kambak.  Our night started out with the obligatory conversation—job requirements, training, and what prompted him into law […]