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”
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
Still getting through Hurricane Florence here in the Carolinas. While I live in central NC, we have had our share of flooding, trees down, power outages and yes, today we have had tornadoes! But as I mark myself “safe” on Facebook, I am thrilled with all the good works being done in the Carolinas by… Continue reading Carolina Strong & Have You Marked Yourself Safe?
Well, my family vaca is coming to an end. We have a day left before I head home bitter and depressed. How do people say vacations rejuvenate and refresh them? Is that possible? I mean how do you feel good about leaving paradise to go back to the grind. I mean yes I love my… Continue reading Vacation with the Family 2018. Part II
Sweet Baby Jesus we made it to the beach! It’s about 4 hours of driving to get here but we do it every year and it is so worth it. We meet up with my parents most years and enjoy “family” time. Usually we are all still speaking by the end of the week. I… Continue reading Vacation with the Family 2018. Part I
This is going to be a shorter post today. My beach condo has spotty wifi and too many margaritas from the tiki bar results in terrible writing mistakes. But I know you all wait for my blog updates with baited beer breath each week. So here goes. Thing 1 had to head back home for… Continue reading Margaritas, Sharks and Crappy WiFi. This is Vacation Week!
Hey Happy Shiny People! It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. And that makes me so so so sad. I’m not ready. It’s like my BFF is moving to another country. Ok maybe that was a tad dramatic but you have to understand I loathe winter. LOATHE it. Fall is ok with the leaves… Continue reading Goodbye Summer. I Love You.