Nine Months

Or, more accurately, “Holy Shit! We Kept Yet Another One Alive For a Full Nine Months!” I don’t know if you can tell from this picture, but you have strange eyes. They are brown in the middle near the pupil, blue/gray on the outside of the iris. My eyes are the same way, except mine are green with brown in… Read more →

God and Country

My favorite picture, by far, from our weekend in Alabama. This is a local church there. Growing up, Todd and his friends referred to this church as both “Six Flags over Jesus” and “Fort God.” Much to my amusement, they still refer to it that way. It is a fairly imposing structure, standing dark and faux-gothic over the corner lot… Read more →


It is strange how I can build someone or something up in my head, so that it almost becomes monstrous, without there being much reason for all of the analysis and dread and dislike. Then, in one short space of time, a fog will lift (or sanity will return) and suddenly i realize with distinct clarity, that all of my… Read more →

Crikker’s Wedding

We spent the weekend in Auburn for Todd’s friend Crikker’s wedding. Todd and I dropped the kids off at my in-laws’ house on Friday afternoon. We headed into Auburn, checked into our hotel, and the weekend began! Friday night, we grabbed pizza and beer, then went to Iain and Noelle’s. Here are some of my favorite pics from the evening:… Read more →

Boy Eats Corndog

Todd, Rollie, Tiller, and I checked out the Corndogorama this past weekend. One word will sum it up: HOT. Very, very hot. So hot that matilda and I quickly retired to the nearest coffee shop for an iced coffee. (Matilda digested a magazine.) That’s Mr. Corndog himself, Rollie, at right and below. “Corndogs make me photogenic!” Todd’s favorite new coozie.Corn… Read more →

Dear Diary

I was thinking last night about the exhibitionist nature of blogs. It began with me thinking that I was looking forward to a little writing this morning, as I have found that my daily musings are a great outlet for whatever I have pent up inside me at the time, and that I always feel relieved of it after having… Read more →