What Every New Bride Should Know

I’m sure you all remember that Huma Abedin-Weiner, the thin-as-a-pin wife of self-proclaimed #hacked! bachelor congressman Anthony ‘Weiner’ Weiner, was Hillary Clinton’s personal aide for many years. Word is that they were very close. I’m sure that when Huma told Hillary that she was planning to marry, Hillary sat her down for a little talk…

Yin And Yang

Back when I was 10years old, my uncle gave me two dimes to spend on anything I wanted. I went to the corner store and after long and careful consideration,  I bought a pearl necklace and a slingshot. Fast forward to this month: I had a Mother’s Day gift card to spend and after careful…

Summer On the Deck/Summer In the City

We almost killed ourselves* / each other** yesterday battling tree roots in the heat and humidity. Axes were involved. Today is my actual birthday and Mother Nature has noted the occasion by sending some seriously crazy birds to flap around right in front of me while I sit on the deck with my coffee. Thanks,…

Saturday

1. My roses opened up while I was fighting off the cicada invasion in Nashville this week. BFD, right? These don’t even take any care – they just pop up on their own. My goal is to let them turn into a 7 foot high bramble to compensate for the loss of majesty in the…