New Horizons

Last week, Matilda and I watched the launch of a NASA spacecraft called New Horizons. It was the beginning of a 9 year trip to Pluto and its moon, Charon. (Pluto may also have two or more other moons.) The rocket travels at 100 times the speed of a commercial airliner, the fastest craft to have ever launched from Earth,… Read more →

Happy Birthday to Me!

Okay, so my birthday was yesterday, but you didn’t think i was going to waste valuable birthday time posting to this piece of crap blog, did you? I am 34 years old. Yes, self, you heard yourself right. THIRTY.FOUR. Jesus H. Christ, how did I end up in my mid-thirties??? As I told Todd and Lisa both yesterday, I still… Read more →

Dorks, Circa 1991

My friend, Mike, with whom I went to both high school and college, found this picture at his parents’ house over the holidays. He was kind enough to pass it along, so I thought i would pass it on to my Dogwood Girl readers (all three of you). The picture was taken on the back porch of my parents’ house,… Read more →

Princess Gets Married

My baby sister, the Princess, got married this past weekend. Fiancee, now husband, is a Florida Gator [gasp], which is like oil and water for this Georgia Bulldog. However, he redeemed himself in his unabashed love for my son, and now that we are family, he and I are slowly getting to know one another better. Oh, yeah, and I… Read more →

More Little Pleasures

I have recently been making a concerted effort to take time and notice the little things, since this is the last time i will ever have very little ones in my house, and they are growing so fast. I know that in no time, I will be one of those foaming-at-the-mouth-needing-a-grandbaby kind of women, so I must enjoy what i… Read more →