Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Lesson in Powerlessness

I recently received a two-week lesson in powerlessness. Our desktop computer crashed. Hubs is a very techie guy so thinking it might be a virus, he spent a few evenings after work trying to get everything cleaned up. When that … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Pancake Breakfast

I serve as the Development Director for a Nashville nonprofit agency. We have seven centers that serve older adults and each center holds fundraising events throughout the year. I feel a responsibility to attend and support. There’s always food on … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Creamy Cauliflower Soup

We have a saying in the South: “Tastes so good it’ll make you wanna slap yo momma.” I hope no recipes have resulted in mothers getting slapped by their offspring, but I’ve stumbled upon a good one. I was leafing … Continue reading

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The Mayor’s 5K: Run One, Run All

Yesterday, hubs and I participated in Nashville’s fourth annual Mayor’s 5K. We’re on a streak because we’ve done this one every year. We love it, not because it supports a charity…it doesn’t. Not because of the ChampionChip-timed course…it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: The Belmont University Rose Garden

A few weeks ago I noticed several rosarians I follow on social media (Redneck Rosarian, Ms. Rose Diva, and The Garden Diary) were posting photos of the rose garden at Belmont University, my alma mater. None of them live in … Continue reading

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Landscaping, San Antonio Style

One of the many things I enjoyed about last week’s trip to San Antonio was enjoying the landscaping of the River Walk and surrounding areas. I hope you enjoy this little show.

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Running the River Walk

Whenever I travel I always pack my running gear. I think the best way to see a city is on foot and I like to mix sightseeing with my morning workout. I’ve run in the French Quarter and along the … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: My Waste Free Jack-o-lanters and the Final Blooms

  Hubs and I returned late Thursday night from a few days in San Antonio. We took another vacation day yesterday and I put the pedal to the metal to get my pumpkins carved for Halloween. I’m an environmentally friendly … Continue reading

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