The Backbone

I have a plastic backbone on my desk. It is there to remind me to have one.

Advertisements

I’ll Stay. Still.

Now our luck may have died, and our love may be cold But with you forever I'll stay. - The Boss I couldn't find a clever introduction for this, so I'll just begin. In the past week, I've been figuratively kicked in the gut on several occasions, by strangers, and reduced to silence.  For me, … Continue reading I’ll Stay. Still.

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway

To anyone that knew the two of us, we could not have been any more opposite. As kids,  she played with dolls and loved dressing up and wearing makeup. I swung from trees and played with balls in the dirt. As teenagers, she caused absolutely no family drama and I created and caused enough for … Continue reading “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway

Lost Wallets, Cheese Fries, Banjos, and Sobriety: My Evening out with The Avett Brothers

Let's just say that last week I lucked into some tickets and VIP passes to see The Avett Brothers at the Word of South festival here in Tallahassee. To say I was excited would be the understatement of the century. I adore them. And I freely admit that it is only due to a CMT … Continue reading Lost Wallets, Cheese Fries, Banjos, and Sobriety: My Evening out with The Avett Brothers

UGA Football Rants from 7/5/2012: This subject always pissed me off.

The article is likely no longer on Yahoo for viewing. Not sure. Clearly, I was cranked up about this one though. Last week, Yahoo! Sports released piece written by Kristin Watt, who is described as a contributing columnist and Law School graduate. No doubt, she is an intelligent person. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/isaiah-crowell-other-university-georgia-football-players-arrested-030700101--ncaaf.html The article is straightforward and … Continue reading UGA Football Rants from 7/5/2012: This subject always pissed me off.