I am fortunate enough to have a couple friends who I’ve known for 40-45+ years. When you’ve been friends that long, the conversations are… well they’re just different, in an easy going, “we know everything about each other” kinda way. So when lifelong friend Amy and her family came to visit, we simply did life […]
Read More Yikes! She Fell Down the Stairs.
It was a Saturday. I was baking butchering macarons. Like me, Eric was trying not to watch the Carolina v. Clemson football game, but both of us were unsuccessful. While my egg whites were whipping, I was holding my breath during another 3rd and long situation for my beloved Gamecocks. So you see, I blame […]
Read More OMG. We Got a Dog.
My mama can be so stinkin’ funny and not even mean to be. She is typically so calm, quiet and sweet that you’d never expect these hilarious one liners to come from her. But every now and then, she’ll zing you. Before I get to the zing (it’s at the end and worth the wait […]
Read More My Mom Zinged Me.
Please tell me I’m not alone. I feel like I might be. Have you ever even heard of jalapeno hands? Yea, it’s a thing. Yes, I’m serious. No I’m not joking. No it won’t kill you (I don’t think), but you won’t forget your experience with jalapeno hands as long as you live. Trust me. […]
Read More Any of Y’all Ever Had Jalapeno Hands?
Ever gotten a note from someone at just the right time and it encouraged you and made your day brighter? Yea well, this is not that. Well I mean it is if you’re spirits are lifted by a wacky sense of humor. Because I have plenty of that and use it often in my “note […]
Read More Let the Sticky Note Battle Begin.
Working in a cubicle had its challenges. On this day, I needed a change in my setup to inspire fresh enthusiasm for the tasks at hand. My back had already proclaimed that if it didn’t get relief and a new position it was going to refuse to function any longer. So… I used what I […]
Read More Girl, Get Out the Box.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. It’s one of my favorite quotes. Benjamin Franklin was a smart guy and I think we would have been friends. Probably would have been friends with Winston Churchill too because he said something similar. Two great world leaders who knew a lot about success against adversity. […]
Read More What’s the Plan?
The day had come. It was time. I had prepared. I had made notes. I had planned the entire week around this. I was ready – or so I thought. Heck, who was I kidding? I was not ready. Not ready at all. In fact, I was so nervous that I nearly brushed my teeth […]
Read More A Lipstick Stained Stress Ball in the Church Ladies Room
I’m sure you’re surprised that I don’t do exercise classes given my obvious athletic ability. But it’s true. I will not take a pilates class, a yoga class, a boxing class, or a trampoline jumping class. Not with a goat, Not on a boat. Not if it’s free or under a tree. Not if it’s […]
Read More 10 Reasons Why I Don’t Do Exercise Classes.
Y’all, I can’t believe I am about to write this. I’m so excited. My first article was just published! WHAT?! <pause for screaming and happy dance> Can I ask you to do me a favor? Can you take a second and click the link below? Your support will mean the world to me as the […]
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