Archive for March, 2009

I enrolled myself in college today. It has been 10 years since I have darkened the door of a classroom so I am required by the great university system of Tennessee to take a placement exam. They gave me a practice test today which I snubbed my nose at. How hard can it be? School […]


Dear Lord, please help me to not get into too much trouble with this one. Everyone else is writing and screaming and inhaling and choking on this subject so I’m going to throw my dice into the lot as well. Why all of the sudden is there so much fuss about marijuana? Apparently, America’s gotten […]


I’ll never forget the day of my 20 week ultrasound when I was pregnant with my daughter. My mother held my hand as the doctor pointed out three tiny white dots on the screen and said, “It’s a girl!” If I hadn’t already been lying down, I would’ve fainted. Instead, I cried. These were not […]


This is your moment to breathe a sigh of relief or murmur in disappointment. I’m not getting married. However, wedding bells are sounding loud and clear all around me. Almost every conversation I’ve had today included nuptials of some sort. The morning started off with me being accused of being engaged. OK, “accused” is too […]


Today has been a rough day. Actually, if I were really honest, I’d admit that the past few days have just been sucky, both professionally and personally. After a long meeting this afternoon I decided to take a break. Normally, I like to break up my work afternoon with a personal phone call but since […]


Just Kate wrote a blog recently called Things That Go Bump in Our Minds and while reading her words I gained the inspiration for my ramblings today. I simply love her blogs and if you haven’t subscribed, you should. My greatest fear, even above crickets (and we all know how much I hate those suckers) […]


What is the difference between these two chairs? Can you tell me? If you are sitting in chair number one, you will pay $9 at the Venetian for a beer. If you are sitting in chair number two, your drink will be free. The chairs might even be positioned side by side and the difference […]