dear diary, you crack me up

Heh. Sometimes I’ll go back and read through old entries in my journal. Various reactions follow including mass amounts of cringing, eye rolling, “good grief”s, face reddening, scrunching up of the nose or squinting of the eyes, and sometimes a smile or smirk. Here are some of the more tame, short exerpts from my journal, minus the context, that made me do one or more of those things. … Continue reading dear diary, you crack me up


Another weekend bites the dust.  Boo.  I am soooooo sick of all the election mumbo-jumbo.  Seriously, can we just get this over with please?  I’m glad I early voted so I don’t have to worry about getting to the polls on time or fighting the crowds.  For once I did something ahead of time and didn’t procrastinate.  Go me.  Saturday Night Live = hilarity. I … Continue reading tidbits

shameless plug

If your weekend plans happen to include the Southern Festival of Books be sure to stop by the booth of the Williamson County Council for the Written Word and check out Muscadine Lines.     The anthology contains the writings of contributors to the online magazine, Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal.  I have a couple of pieces in it, as does my mom.  Take a gander.  Update: Just saw this … Continue reading shameless plug

Diary For Sale

I was glancing through the headlines earlier and saw where Anna Nicole’s diaries were up for auction but so far had failed to sell.  This got me to thinking about privacy and intrusion into a person’s private thoughts and personal effects after their death.  Regardless of the life Ms. Smith led I think selling her diaries to the highest bidder is a callous thing to do.  I wonder … Continue reading Diary For Sale