Sometimes I like football, sometimes I couldn’t possibly care less. The later is how I feel about tomorrow’s Super Bowl. BUT, what I do appreciate about this particular American Sunday holiday is the amount of dips I get to consume. I wish I could eat all the dips forever. If you’re wondering what you’re going… Read More Slacker Dip: for the dip-loving slacker in all of us.
How we spend our days, is of course, how we spend our lives. There’s something about that quote that makes me think I’m not sure where my January days have went. Technical domain difficulties, long work days, the flu, cold weather: January has never been my favorite. But, here we are and it’s almost February.… Read More Holy January.
What I’m liking right now, besides looking to the weekend: This quote. And that Mississippi cotton candy sunset over the pines. 2. This entire outfit. And the jewelry. And the beach. Found on gypsylovinlight.com. 3. A possible DIY: painting this on a canvas myself. Image via: http://www.flagsoforigin.com/ 4. Actually taking the dog on a walk this weekend that… Read More 5 things because it’s Friday
I’ve never been a whiskey sipping type of girl. I wish I was. Mix it with anything for me, please. I never truly put much thought into or appreciated the craft and process that whiskey goes through before it gets to the bar. And now I can only speak for Jack Daniels, but his whiskey… Read More That time I drank whiskey in a dry county.
By the time January is here, my denial about winter turns into a strong dislike of the color grey. Why is everything grey in January? While the end of the latest “polar vortex” sweeps out into the Atlantic, it’s still winter, and it’s still cold. Unless you live somewhere warm and fabulous, and if so,… Read More It’s cold. Make soup.
I ate bone marrow last night. And no, this isn’t a restaurant critique. As if anyone could actually critique Restaurant Iris or Kelly English, he’s a living God in the South these days. What I will tell you about my night is that most of our dinner was so good it was like an out-of-body… Read More Restaurant Iris. Or the time shrimp brought me to tears.
“Denying her wounds came from the same source as her power.” Adrienne Rich I finally saw the movie Wild Monday night. It made me want to put all of my stuff in a storage unit, drive West and find myself on the Pacific Coast Trail. But that is how it is with anything you read (or in… Read More Wild by Cheryl Strayed. And the movie.
Resolutions… nah. Instead? One word to set the tone for the New Year. One word to encompass all you want to accomplish on your 2015 journey. Goals are great, but this year I’m trying something new. I’m picking one word to aspire to for the next 12 months. My goals will evolve from this word… Read More One Word for 2015.
Here we are again, the end of a year. 2014 was a big one for us. New jobs, new friends, engagements, a new blog, and now a time to reflect on who we were and what defined us these last 365 days. I read yesterday that 2014 was the year of the horse, which is… Read More 2014 Recap
Last Saturday on December 6, 2014, I did something I wasn’t sure I could do: I ran a marathon. I didn’t break any land speed records and I didn’t finish 1st in my age group, but I did wear a gopro to capture some of the 26.2 miles (the gallery is above), and I definitely… Read More 10 Things I learned from running a marathon: