So you will forgive me for just this past week discovering thepioneerwoman.com. Not that I don't hold each and every one of you partially responsible. You'd think you might mention a blog written by a homeschooler that gets 10 million hits per month (yes, you read that right) and generates a million dollars a year in ad revenue for its author. You might have shot me an email that it would be wise for me to buy P-Dub's cookbook. Or that I might want to line up to see the story of how she met her husband as portrayed on the big screen by Reese Witherspoon.
But you didn't and so I had to go find her on my own. Which only took me five years more than the rest of America. Thanks. Now I am kicking myself that I have to volunteer at AWANA this coming Wednesday rather than be watching the Food Network when The Pioneer Woman engages in a Throwdown with Bobby Flay. TiVo it? DVR? Please refer to paragraph one. I'd dig out an old VHS tape to record it, but I never figured out how to do that either.
I thought this entry in her homeschooling section captured a lot of how many of us--well, those of us with a sense of humor anyway--think of the endeavor.
One paragraph of Ree's in particular that I love: