A Family Yearbook

A Family Yearbook

May 14

Do you keep up with the baby books? I feel a twinge of guilt whenever I am folding laundry, and I look up at the shelf above utility sink at the two baby books that I started before each of my children were born. The blue one is bursting with first haircuts, ticket stubs, sticky notes of funny sayings, and napkins from first birthday parties. The pink one looks like the binding has never been...

May: Memories

May: Memories

May 02

A photographer was at an estate sale rummaging through stacks of primary school books dating back to the 20’s-40’s when he found this photo pressed between two of the books. No names or any other identifying description written on the back… just antique evidence that once upon a time two little girls had one heck of a good time. I’ve stared at this picture for two days...

Road Trip Ent.

Road Trip Ent.

Apr 26

We are on the road! I wish I could say we were headed for an exotic weekend getaway, but the reality is, we are headed to Macon, Ga. No offense to Macon-ators, but the most exciting thing I have found there is the drive-thru Starbucks that still serves Berry Blossom White tea. BTW, That needs to make a come-back in all S’bucks everywhere, don’t you think? {Any To Do #394: Send BBW...

Weekend with the Family

Weekend with the Family

Apr 12

{image via Marianna Di Ferdinando} What are you doing this weekend?  Clark’s parents are in town which means lots of walks, talks, home movies, and grilling out. I love my in laws. I’m never more relaxed than when they are around. How about you? Do you get along with your significant other’s...

What Would Lady Grantham Do?

What Would Lady Grantham Do?

Mar 21

What are you doing this weekend? Clark and I are going to the Safehouse Urban Gala at the Georgia Aquarium on Friday night. He will be the one with a guitar strapped to him, and I will be the one wearing a gown because as we’ve clearly established, there is a difference between a dress and a gown. Ahem. I haven’t worn a gown since high school {aside from my wedding gown, and...

Everything is Copy

Everything is Copy

Mar 20

I stayed up way past my bedtime last night nearly moved to tears as I read a recent New York Times article entitled¬†Nora Ephron’s Final Act. It was¬†written by her son Jacob Bernstein– a reflection of her life, her work, and her final years battling with cancer. He describes that she lived her life according to the belief that “Everything is copy… so take notes”. As...