Worth It

If a grandfather, father, or anyone else ever put up a tire swing, rope swing, or any kind of swing for you, stop reading this right now and go write them or call them to thank them. Trust me. They did not have an easy time of it. But the look on your face was […]

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We Found It!

The proverbial Needle In a Haystack. The diamond in a very messy and large rough. My diamond. We found it. I was picking veggies from the garden, and I came up to the carport and Todd and the kids were grinning like jackasses eating briars. “Mama?” Todd said. “Remember when you said you would take […]

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Help Me Pull the Trigger

On a dining room lighting choice. So, this is going to be a decorating post. I know. Very out of character. Bear with me. . . My tastes veer toward antique, junk, found objects, metal, rust, peeling paint. This fit in pretty fine when Todd and I were in our first house in EAV. I […]

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The Chase

The Chase Originally uploaded by DASHIELLREY My brother-in-law took this when we were on Cape San Blas. The little guy is my nephew, Dash. Note how empty the beach is, and it was 4th of July weekend, but it is usually like that at CSB, so I don’t think it was really attributable to the […]

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The Gulf

I watched my children play in the sand while a storm came in, never quite reached us, but left us a rainbow that spanned the trees and the beach and gulf, all the way to the horizon. I listened as my children discussed whether the pot of gold was in the forest or in the […]

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I Love Summer

Got this outta my garden, and made four batches of pesto, too. Especially loving the Asparagus beans. . . Can’t wait till the cutting tomatoes come in and i can have a tomato sandwich for lunch every day. Ahhhhhh.

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Covet

You know me. I don’t particularly like to shop. I buy from Value Village, or Target, or out of my grandparents’ closets. (I just had to create a new Category for this post, because i have never posted about clothing or fashion before!) But for some reason, i am totally coveting this boot. I am […]

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For Matt and Shannon: I Like You

My dear friends Matt and Shannon got married this past Saturday in Auburn. (Todd and Matt grew up together in Auburn.) The in-laws kept the spawn, so Todd and I had a whole weekend of fun, staying in a hotel and hanging out with friends by the pool. Much fun was had by all, and […]

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