As I was on my knees digging in the dirt in the blistering heat the other day, something occurred to me between fantasies of jumping into a cool pool of ice cubes. It became clearly obvious to me that my garden parallels my life. Watching a drip of sweat roll off my forehead and splash […]
While in the midst of all of the fabulous 4th 0f July festivities this weekend, it occurred to me that I have now been a “blogger” for 3 months. Yep, it’s true. Roughly 12 weeks, 2 days, 9 hours and 23 minutes of raw, uninterrupted adrenaline pumping through my veins. But who’s counting? I launched […]
Yep, it’s true! I still see myself as Daddy’s little girl. Even though I am 41 (o.k. almost 42) with two children of my own, there is just something sacred about a daddy/daughter bond. I can’t quite put my finger on exactly what it is. But what I do know for sure, is that it’s […]
From deep below the recesses of the couch…a rodent? A long lost toy?…NO..no….a…DUST BUNNY!
It’s official. We’re empty nesters. It’s been about 3 weeks now since we’ve seen any of our sweet Carolina wrens. I was amazed at how quickly they up and left the nest. They hung around for about one day and then*poof* they were gone. The next evening, as we were coming home and pulled into […]
Sooooo, this past weekend I chaperoned my daughter’s Brownie troop while on an over night at a water park. I know what you must be thinking, “are you nuts?” I must admit that the same thought fluttered through my mind over the past few weeks in anticipation of the big event! But you know what? […]