Sep 062011
 

Unfortunately, no one is allowed to choose their family. You’re stuck with each other until one of you takes a nice long dirt nap and starts pushing up daisies. Now I won’t name any names (you know who you are) but some of my family members shake their head in contempt and shame when looking my direction and probably wish that I weren’t related to them at all. I do […]

Sep 042011
 

My friend Teresa and I went to the movies over the weekend. The two times that she and I have gone to see a movie, we have both ended up crying. This time, we went to see the movie called¬†The Help. I normally feel a sense of pride in my Southern roots but I can’t help but be ashamed of the ignorance that prevailed from that era. This movie spotlights […]

Aug 312011
 

With most of the country experiencing record high temperatures this summer, I know that you’ll likely relate to how it feels to be outside for a short while and come inside to the relief of an air conditioned space. I’ve been slaving outdoors (figuratively) in the heat of the world wide web, trying to come up with a cooler place to house my blog. Congratulations.. you have managed to find […]