Posts Tagged ‘Daufuskie Island’

Life is What Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans

September 29, 2008

I’ve been busy for the last nine years.  I’ve been getting married and having kids and going to school and starting new careers and going grocery shopping and balancing my checkbook and waiting in customer service queue and making lunches and vacuuming up all the dog hair and paying my library fines.  There have been breathtaking moments of awe, like the early March afternoon I walked out of UT Hospital with my brand-new husband and my brand-new babies, blinking into the sunlight and wondering how the world could be so amazing and so terrifying at the same time.  But mostly there have been mundane moments of just trying to get by, like the thousands of times I schlepped those same two babies to and from school or daycare, often one homework assignment or one permission slip or one snack or one jacket short and almost always a few minutes later than I had planned to be.  Mostly, I just take care of stuff and try to get a little bit ahead so that I can relax or something, but I usually take that extra time to get a little bit more ahead on the same old shit that I’ve been getting ahead on so I could conceivably relax. (more…)


Let Us Speak of Luxury Cars

September 18, 2008

Y’all, I know I have been MIA, but by way of explanation let me say that becoming a nurse practitioner is just as challenging as I expected it to be and more.  I’m too old to go the doctor route, but I’m going to do the next best thing, and I’ll be prescribing your favorite painkillers here in a few years, so bear with me.  You will not be disappointed. (more…)

Meme Girls

July 8, 2008


Over at Fit for a Femme, Skinny Bone Jones is blogging about the sartorial choices of a devastatingly beautiful femme – that femme being Skinny, of course!  Put down your “Vogue” and get over there already.  You will not be disappointed.

I must warn you, though, that engaging Skinny might result in a tagging, and not the kind you were hoping for from SBJ and her Mexican tomboy.  No, Skinny is going to Meme you (and me) because she was Memed by BiscuitDoughJones over at the only wedding blog you need to be reading (TheNot).  Biscuit in turn was Memed by The Bewildered Housewife.  And so on and so forth.

WTF, young ‘uns?  Granny hasn’t played tag since grade school.  How do I play?  Where are my glasses?  Did you see that Ovaltine is on sale at Kroger this week?  Let’s see if we can figure this thing out together. (more…)