Murphy’s Law ~ Yes that’s my life

If it can happen…

I live my life everyday knowing that if it can happen, it will. I’m not rich, I’m not married, I’m not well built, I’m not gorgeous. I’m me, and I am happy to be me, most days LOL I just want to be comfortable and happy. I want a life free of unexpected bumps in the road. You can stop laughing now. I know that’s fantasy, but is it really too much to ask for?

I don’t wanna wonder when I’m gonna hafta put my truck in the shop, I don’t wanna stress over bills, I don’t want baby-momma-drama in my life. Is this unattainable?

Why is it when you are working extremely hard for something that you have to have done, something else comes along and slaps you right in the effin mouth and knocks every tooth in your head sideways? Now not only are you unable to obtain your original goal you have something else kickin you in the balls?? Murphy whoever you are I’d like to mule-kick you right in the throat!

But, no matter my maladies, no matter the crap life shoves in my face whether on a silver platter of stuffed in a rotted pigs head covered in maggot ridden goat cheese, I am healthy, I have my two beautiful daughters, and I have friends who are always there, granted 90% of those friends are 5 trillion miles away in Michigan! LOL

So take that Mr. Murphy! Take that big ball of flaming reality out into the shining sunlight, hold it up high above your head, gaze into it’s ooey gooey warmth, watch it as it rotates slowly in your hands, shine it up real nice then turn it sideways and stick it straight up your candy ass! IF ya Smelllllllllllllllllll……wait, that’s not it, IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT…..that’s not right either, FINALLY! THE ROCK HAS COM…, no that’s not it either…AHHHH I got it!



I Love ‘BOO’

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. The cooler temps, the leaves changing colors, the smells of pumpkin pies, horror flicks, pumpkin pies, haunted houses, pumpkin pies, color tours, pumpkin pies, hayrides, did I mention pumpkin pies? So naturally along with that Halloween is my favorite holiday. (Anyone want to donate a pumpkin pie?)

I love haunted houses and horror flicks! Just something about having the shit scared out of you just reaks of fun! We have SEVERAL really great Haunted Houses here in the Chattanooga area. Among them some of my favorites are:

1. The Haunted Barn
The Barn is a 16 room walk-thru along with a Huge totally dark maze. While you wait for your number to be called to enter the barn, you can sit by the bon fire and sip Hot Chocolate, Fresh Brewed Coffee, Cappuccino, Hot Apple Cider or Coke products and a variety of tasty treats.

2. The Haunted Hilltop
This places has a Fireworks Show on Halloween night, They have a Haunted Hayride which doubles in Christmas time as a “Christmas for Kids” Christmas Hayride “WE HAVE 2 HUGE HAUNTED HOUSES WITH A HAUNTED MAZE INBETWEEN, HAUNTED HAYRIDE THROUGH THE WOODS & A CORNFIELD, BONFIRES, CLASS A CONCESSION STAND, MUSIC, SOUVENIRS, GRAVEYARDS AND MUCH MORE- ALL FOR $18.00”

This one isn’t actually a Haunted House, but it is a Halloween attraction :
3. The Chattanooga Nature Center Festival of The Jack-O-Lanterns This is a more “Family Oriented” attraction for the kiddos! A Wicked Witch tells “scary” stories in the ‘Treehouse’, Bonfire with smores and bluegrass music, games for the kiddies, hayrides thru the nature center, and “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.” movie at the end of the night!

I’ve saved the best for last
4. My friend Daddy Green has a brother, Tim, who along with his partner run Fear Connection they completely took over the Design, Development, Management, Construction and Training for RUBY FALLS HAUNTED CAVERN.

Who knows what delightfully BOOtiful scariness this year will bring?!?! As I said before I LOVE BOO! Registered & Protected

To Cheer, or NOT to Cheer…That is the question!

I’m blessed with beautiful, strong, independant, smart daughters. They get all a few of these traits from me. My eldest, Averie, is a Cheerleader in school. Her Mother is the team’s Coach. Averie has always been enrolled in some kind of outside-of-school activity. Since before she started kindergarten in fact. Whether it be Ballet or Cheerleading or Soccer or Tee-ball.

It has always been Averie’s choice. We (her Mother and I) give her her options. Usually just Ballet and Cheerleading, because we don’t have the time really to fit in more than just one of those two along with Girl Scouts. So for the last 3 yrs she has chosen Cheerleading over Ballet.

Although she says NEXT year she is doing Ballet….cuz her Mother refuses to coach another year ha ha ha!

I wish I could say that Alissa will be able to enjoy the same kind of choose-your-own-adventure lifestyle that her Big Sissy Averie does. But Hagatha her Mother (who professes to be a Mother amongst Mothers) doesn’t believe in Cheerleading, so I am afraid that my sweet baby won’t be afforded the opportunity to Cheer if she so desires. How can you NOT allow a child to partake in a healthy activity that will stimulate comeradery and form sisterly bonds with peers of her own age? It is a close-minded attitude to have and in my opinion not a very good example of being a “good parent”. I’m not promoting Cheerleading here, but rather the OPTION “To Cheer, or NOT to Cheer”.

UT girl Dancing Registered & Protected


Been A While


So it’s been a long time since I’ve added a new blog. I figured I better get my butt in gear and drop a few lines haha.

My lil redheaded baby is growing in leaps and bounds! I’m truly upset by this. I want to keep her a baby forever. I know I know every proud parent says this and everyone who is sans kids says “oh geez get over it will ya?” To these people I say just wait. Some day you will be blessed with your own lil ankle biter and you will be repeating my words. Oh yes, you will. Watch and see.

Alissa is closing in on 1 year of age quicker than a west Texas hurricane. And no matter how much I plead with her to stop aging she just looks at me with those angelic eyes and gives me a Loki grin as if to say, “Dear Father I love you, and I know how much you adore my small stature and cherub cheeks, but dear sweet old man you cannot stop time and before you know it I will be walking down the aisle in my million dollar wedding gown. Oh and by the way, can I borrow the car tonight? “

I know it is inevitable that she will grow. But exactly why does it have to go so frickin fast?

I see so much of me in her. My sense of humor, my attitude, my temper. LOL I seriously don’t know WHERE she gets her temper.  (side eye) 

My girls are my life. My happiness and without them I’d be lost.

And the Wind blowssssssssssss……

I’ve never been in a tornado before…til now. If anything ever happens in my life it happens BIG! First tornado…. EF-4! WTF! Couldn’t have been and Ef-0 or EF-1, hell I’d have even taken an EF-2! But no, no….NO! Had to be a FUCKING EF-4! And it couldn’t JUST be an EF-4, it had to be TWO EF-4’s!!! UGH!

TOTO I don’t believe we’re in Kansas anymore! Where’s the fucking Lion, Scarecrow and Tinman? I got plenty of Munchkins! LOL

We're not in Kansas anymore Toto!

 The destruction in Ringgold, Ga is just amazing! Houses…no more, trees…no more, restaurants…what restaurants?!?! We found a streetlight from 5 miles away on our street! Every roof of our apartment buildings had to be replaced, all the windows blown out. Windshields destroyed on vehicles. Some vehicles totaled out. Delivery vans knocked over, semi trailers on their sides. No electricity, no water, gas leaks. Federal Agents in plain clothes walking around with M16 Assault Rifles because apparantly the destruction wasn’t chaos enough that we needed looters too.

So Babygirl was with me riding out the tornado. Little shit Angel slept thru the entire thing! LOL I sat on the couch and Alissa slept in her bed. The lights flickered and I just KNEW that All Hell Was Breakin Loose a tornado was coming. I jumped up and the lights went out, as I ran at break neck speed for the bedroom to scoop up Ali my ears were killing me from the pressure on them. I grabbed lil Shorty-Red and a blanket and bolted for the bathroom, 5 Freight Trains rode down my street as we huddled with me leaning over her in my arms. I can remember thinking to myself, “Just don’t let Ali go, Just don’t let go of her!” I’ve never been more terrified in my life than I was that night. I get a phone call to come outside and see what happened. I couldnt move, I didnt want to leave the tub. Eventually I drug my ass out and looked out my door. It looked like Armeggedon struck. So after getting my baby out of the area of destruction ( I sent her home with her Mother instead of keeping her that night) I walked back home (unable to drive, roads blocked) to survey the damage. Water began pouring through the light fixture in my bedroom, which resembled this…

Yeah I dont think 1pot can hold this much water!

 in a matter of seconds, my brand new queen bed was waterlogged. Flooring soaked, ceiling bowed in, pictures fell of the wall, truck has minor scratches, windows are broken, no power or water, gas leak next door, power lines down EVERYWHERE! And thru all this madness in the crook of the downpipe of my gutter, a bird’s nest still sat, with momma bird and eggs intact!

Amazing what a tornado chooses to destroy and not to destroy

 Looking at this Bird’s nest, I thanked God right then and there for watching over me and my babybird as we lay huddled in our nest tub.

I posted pictures on my Facebook page of the destruction. If you are my FB friend just look at my photos, if you are not, send me a friend request. or search for me, Jack Burdette Cutler Jr. There are also many videos on youtube just search for Ringgold Georgia Tornado.

Been a while….

Ok so it has been a little while since I have posted something on here…

Been a lot happening… Firstly Baby Momma Drama…UGH! I won’t go into that other than to say that it is hell trying to get my Baby Girl on my assigned days, every pickup is a week long fight.

I’m moving into a new apartment! YAY! I’m pretty excited about this, nicer place, bigger it seems, and WAY less hurt on my wallet! Gotta say thanks to my buddy Ransom for turning me on to this place! Although it is further away from my oldest daughter Averie, her mom and I meet halfway, it is closer to my youngest daughter Alissa, who’s mom decides she wants me to do all the driving. LOL

So as you can see I have been a little busy. I will however endeaver to be more punctual with my blogs.

So on a different note Alissa is growing in leaps and bounds, she is now 5 months soon to be 6 months and is playing with her toys now, her hand/eye coordination is amazingly great. She talks constantly! LOL well cooing and oohing and ahhing but I understand what she is saying… the conversation goes a lot like this:

ALI: gooooahhhhhhh, oohh, eeeee, mmmmm heeeeeee

ME: Yes sweetheart that is your teddy bear!

ALI: buhhhh mmmmeee oooooooh daaaa

ME: Awww I love you too Shorty-Red

ALI: (gurgle)

ME: Ok babygirl lemme get your bottle and the sweet taters and afterwards I will tell you a story and sing you to sleep

And that is pretty much how it goes. 🙂 She is growing too fast, I remember how when she was born I could hold her in one hand almost lol. Now she is a hefty lil sweetie hehehe I like chubbly babies. Yes I said chubbly, it’s my word and I’ll use it how I want.

Averie is the best big sister. She always asks if I will have Ali and if she can hold, feed, change poopy diapers. LOL She loves her baby sister like no other, I can only hope they grow up to be the best of friends.

Sisterly Love

Sisterly Love

                                                       (This is not my girls LOL)

Anyway, keep checking back, more to come. In upcoming blogs you will see my move into my new apartment. 🙂

-Big Daddy Cutler

Sleeping like a baby…

Remember sleeping like this? ~~> Yeah, me neither. Just once I would like to wake up in the morning and know that I had the best sleep of my life! Look at her! Not a care in the world, sleeping in a hammock, soft fuzzy blanket next to her, binky in her mouth, KNOCKED OUT!  That’s sleeping people!


I wonder if they make Binky’s for adults hahaha I’M KIDDING! And keep your minds out of the gutter! LOL I need a bed that cradles my body and a soft fuzzy warm blanket, ok so I will skip on the Binky. I need to sleep like I haven’t a care in the world. Man what in the world can I do to get that kind of sleep back?!

<~~~That is some SERIOUS sleeping! Wonder what Babies dream about. What can they dream about really? Dirty diapers being changed, bottles shoved in their mouths, crying, laughing, loving. Ok so I want those kinds of dreams too. I usually dream about things that are real life nightmares….bills, work, personal drama 🙂 This sweet baby is dreaming about her everyday life and the people who love her. She doesnt have worrysome dreams, that’s what her parents are for, WE have those dreams so she doesnt have to.

So sleep on my little Angel, dream of all the fun we have and the love we share. I’ll be here when you wake up to feed you and change your diaper and to laugh with you and play games with you and teach you and provide for you and mostly to Love you.