So I jumped on the DNA Test bandwagon. I’ve heard so many cool stories of finding long lost relatives and crazy family history that I felt I needed to see what’s up my family tree. I recently got my DNA results and not surprisingly I am Mostly English, Scottish and Irish. Shocker. Recently my dad’s… Continue reading When Your Ancestry.com DNA Test Leads To The Lost Colony And Your Husband May Actually Be A Distant Cousin. Just Another Dysfunctional Family Reunion Story.
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?
Peeps, I’m dying. I’m in a corner in the fetal position suffering from a migraine. But I’m going to power through this blog post because I need to get some things off my chest. Have you ever had a conversation with someone and you know it won’t end well? Like, the person is beyond stupid.… Continue reading Doughnuts & Dumbassery