She Cracks Me Up

Tiller: “Can we eat out?” Me: “No. But we will probably eat out tomorrow before Rollie’s game.” Tiller: “Can we have S&S?” Me: “Well, i guess so. I was thinking Jason’s Deli, but we could do S&S instead.” Tiller: “Okay, well, let’s agree.” [Her head nodding affirmatively, palms face up, and out to the side.] […]

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Mardi Gras

I’m attending a community planning meeting this morning to help save programs at my child’s school. Then helping my parents move some stuff at the new house. Then? Then, Todd and I get to go to our friend Lucy’s Mardi Gras party. Lucy is a Mobile native and they have a party every year. This […]

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I Have a Problem.

Why does it have to taste so good? Why do we have to eat it at all? This is the Mrs. Winner’s leftovers guilt talking. We have a lot going on around the house (we are putting it back on the market next week) and so Todd brought home a bucket of chicken for dinner […]

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I Know

I should not look a gift horse in the mouth, or be ungrateful, but when you leave the vacuum cleaner, broom and dustpan, windex, paper towels, and furniture polish all over the house, it is pretty obvious what you think of my housekeeping skills. That is okay – I will overlook the insult as long […]

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Road Trip! Ronnie! LeatherFace!

My sister Lisa came to pick up the kids this morning. She and Mark took them to the Georgia Aquarium. Todd and I went to his office, picked up the Ryder Van and Ronald McDonald, and hit the road for Orlando. Yes, I said “Ronald McDonald.” (I call him Ronnie. We are on first name […]

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Americans Really Are Dumb

The New York Times is reporting this morning that, “The New York City Board of Health voted yesterday to adopt the nation’s first major municipal ban on the use of all but tiny amounts of artificial trans fats in restaurant cooking, a move that would radically transform the way food is prepared in thousands of […]

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