Monthly Archives: February 2010

All The Small Things…

Putting a deposit down on THE house. Cleaning lady day. No homework days. Movie theater popcorn. Josh knowing all the words to The Star Spangled Banner. A giant coffee showing up without you having to ask for it. Your favorite hoodie straight out of the dryer. A giant hunk of…

This one is all over the place. Kind of like NBC’s olympic coverage…

Olympic fever. It has hit me, hard. It always does. Summer. Winter. Always. In 1996 in Atlanta, I actually got to be right in the thick of things, including a run-past-security dash to storm the floor after the closing ceremonies were over. No, really. I am not kidding. No, I…

It can’t be all bad when you get to pop bubble wrap AND eat cheetos at the same time. I’m just saying.

Yesterday afternoon, due to a surprising almost-70 degree day, a received a very special, sunny gift. The park. I know I have mentioned before that the park isn’t entirely my favorite, but seeing as how we have been stuck in this coldest winter to ever done hit Atlanta, and I…

Like September 9th…

I wrote this on September 9th, just five short months ago. I didn’t think I was going to have to rewrite it. I thought we were in the clear. I thought the surgery was over. I thought the vomiting was over. I thought the lethargy was over. I thought the…

Pants on the Ground

My sister dies when we are on the phone. In between our very important conversations about vintage sample sales and failed crock pot attempts and my dog eating my underwear again, she gets to hear me. THE REAL ME. The one who says things like, “NO! You cannot come to…

Snowmageddon, Southern Style. Which I realize usually implies deep fried with lots of cheese and possibly a biscuit on the side. But not here.

We heard all these rumors. Snow, they said. Inches, they said. In 49 states, all but Hawaii. But I was all, pshaw, it doesn’t snow in Atlanta. It flurries, maybe, and then the entire city shuts down because everyone is afraid to leave their ridiculously sloped driveways (I’m not kidding….

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