Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

Do you know what “Netflix and Chill” really means? Go ahead and google it, I’ll wait. I promise you that’s not what I mean by that phrase. I’ll be keeping it clean. Mostly. I took a little fall over the weekend and ended up throwing a full cup of coffee all over the kitchen floor.… Continue reading Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

You’ve hit the 50 mark, congrats! Life is awesome and you are ready to prove to the world you are still young. Great! But consider safety first. Your bones aren’t as strong as they used to be. Your mind is a little muddled and you can’t read the aspirin bottle without readers now. So safety… Continue reading 5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

Born and raised in North Carolina, I have always been proud to be a southerner. But being “southern” often brings up negative thoughts. Not all of us have a confederate flag hanging from the porch, or have gun racks in the back of the truck windows. So hear me out as I try to give… Continue reading Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink

Is it just me? I’ll be totally honest and tell you I come from a very crazy family. We don’t even bother trying to hide it anymore. I absolutely get my humor from my father. But now that he’s in his mid 70’s I am starting to worry…. This is a man who never walks… Continue reading My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink

To Grandmother With Love On Facetime

This picture is worth way more than 1000 words. This is my soon-to-be 99 year old grandmother. (my mom is in the purple shirt) She is facetiming my youngest son away at college. She is still so amazed at technology even though she has seen more in her lifetime than we ever will. The joy… Continue reading To Grandmother With Love On Facetime

Where Has The Funny Gone?

I try to find humor everyday. This morning while I waited in line at Starbucks, I noticed two older Japanese men. ( I think they were Japanese, not sure) As they walked to their car, they were speaking to each other in their own language. What was so funny was, I knew exactly what they… Continue reading Where Has The Funny Gone?

No Swearing in Church!

Ok, this post has nothing to do with religion so relax. I don’t need anymore hate mail this month. If you read till the end you’ll understand the title. 🙂 Cheryl (one of my other margarita girls) and I were charged with updating the parlor/boardroom at our church. It literally looked like grandma’s sitting room… Continue reading No Swearing in Church!