Thanks, CNN

I had about ten minutes to check the news this morning. Some very important news-related items learned this morning: 1 clip from The Daily Show, making fun of the dire straits we are in according to Obama’s last speech. (For those who don’t understand, that is basically the news showing a clip of a man […]

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Almost As Good As World Peace

I think it was Tessa at Drive a Faster Car that first alerted me to The Atlanta Beer Guide. If you follow them on Twitter, they send out cool tweets, such as where the beer specials are that very day. Why did they not do this before I had kids? Anyway, today they delivered just […]

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Nephew Overload at Dogwood Girl

I know that I just posted a picture of Dash last week, but that was a situation where he had to share the spotlight with Emily the Terrible, and really, as his mother so aptly put it, “Dash is a complete publicity whore.”

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Letting Go

Last week, after weeks of being sick, and missing workouts, and just generally getting behind in my training for the half-marathon in March, I was getting downright depressed. I think it was a combination of not working out regularly (loss of endorphins), not feeling good, along with the other stresses of parenthood, work, and home. […]

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Scrabble with Martin

Joe’s Coffee Shop in my old hood, East Atlanta Village, is hosting an ongoing Scrabble tournament. Todd and I love to play Scrabble, so when he was over that way recently, he signed himself up. When I heard about it, i was mad that he didn’t sign me up, too, so when he went to […]

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Letter From a Reader

One very observant reader and friend of Dogwood Girl came across a very funny oops on Dogwood Girl, which I thought I would share with you all. Such highbrow readers will certainly find this humorous. You would think that with content like that, I would be getting way more hits. Thanks for the huge laugh, […]

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The Most Powerful Thing I Read Last Year

I read a pretty good amount, and watch some sappy movies, and listen to a lot of moving music. Nothing moved me like the day that I read this guy’s blog last year. I can’t remember how I came across it, but since then, his readership has spread like wildfire. He and his daughter were […]

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Give the Kids Indie Cred!

Very, very, very rarely, parenthood and cool coincide. When I say “rare,” I mean, endangered species rare. But the folks at Paste hit the nail on the head with this one. I am so buying a copy and playing the playlist for the kiddos.

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Sun?

You Are Sun You have a past history of being secretive and deceptive. You’re the type of person who will protect yourself at all costs. While you can be crafty when you need to, you are usually giving, friendly, and likable. You truly care for other people, and you are very sensitive. People tend to […]

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