Author: mandynoelle


I’m not, really.  Shy, that is.  In a crowd of any size, I’m not afraid to jump into the conversation.  I love being part of the noise, even though I often say something awkward or wish I could pull words back into my mouth.  But I love the high stakes, the fact that I can’t […]

Father’s Day

This is for my kids, because only one of them can say any words right now, and “no, no, noooo” and “night-night” don’t exactly sum it up… Dear David, I’ve always known you were going to be a great dad.  In fact, it’s one of the reasons I wanted to marry you.  In those moments […]


I tend to operate on the principle that if some is good, more must be better.  If you didn’t know this about me you’ve never seen me put cream in my coffee.  I don’t usually drink coffee, and some might argue I actually never have.  Mine is a nice tan color, delicious and sweet. I […]