Author Archives: cjyeoman

About cjyeoman

I am a writer and editor with 20 years in the business. After writing for other people for so long, I've decided to write a little for myself.

When a Homeowners Association quits caring

Hubby & I and the new dog started taking long walks in the neighborhood again (early in the morning, we’re not crazy), and I just had to STOP in horror at this house. When our former dog was new and … Continue reading

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Today’s topic is being hijacked

I’ve had a blogpost topic on my mind for quite awhile but today, it’s being hijacked. Instead, today on “Thank a Mentor Day,” I’m giving my sincere appreciation to two women who have been my bosses and my mentors. There … Continue reading

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Our babies need protection! Yes … our plants during the upcoming freeze

Weather. The one thing we talk about but truly cannot do anything about. But in Southwest Houston, the weather is an issue we MUST contend with. Like for next week. Okay, so Houston is not a city with a true … Continue reading

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On quality, follow-up, and a company closing

Heard from my interior “redesigner” that my remodeling contractor had closed his doors. I was a little surprised when I replied rather passionately that: “He just didn’t leverage his customers the way he should have; he never did anything I … Continue reading

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A Gentile in the Promised Land

Our neighborhood is so much fun this time of year!  When my friends in our Methodist Sunday School class start talking about Christmas decorations, I’m talking inflatable Menorahs and dreidels. And I’m totally bummed to miss the Hanukkah parade this … Continue reading

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Remodeling pride … remodeling envy

Yes, I love my new kitchen. But I’m going crazy about the master bath! Let me explain. My husband and I went through a long but extremely rewarding remodeling project back in 2008 … that really had started in 1995. … Continue reading

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A simple question: Where is Southwest Houston?

You would think it would be simple, but nooooo.  Night after night, the TV news blares that this or that happened in Southwest Houston. And more often than not, it’s not even close!  I think they just take I-10 going … Continue reading

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