Monthly Archives: February 2015

February Funny Friday is Climbing to Great Heights!

Today’s post is this month’s Funny Friday, a regular feature published on the last Friday of every month. Funny Friday is a collaborative project. Each month one of the participants submits a picture, then we all write 5 captions or … Continue reading

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Monster Jam Tonight at Richmond Coliseum

Hey, Richmond friends, I know you’re sick, sick, sick of the snow and are probably entertaining the idea of eating your young thanks to cabin fever setting in. Repeat after me…”it’s time to leave the house!” Grab your coat and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Snow Days in Virginia

(If you’re new to my blog, here’s a little background info.) I’ve never lived in a place that gets more than a microscopic dusting of snow once a year. Until now. And I may never get used to it. Depending … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Gift Buying Advice for Men

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s one of my most popular posts ever. It’s also in my ebook, which would be a great and inexpensive gift for your spouse, girlfriend, mail carrier, parole officer, taxidermist, obgyn, congressman, shady accountant, … Continue reading

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Monster Jam is Coming to Richmond! (and I get to write about it!)

It’s hard to admit that I spent three-quarters of my life in Middle Georgia and never went to a monster truck show. (Try not to judge me. Just confessing it is painful enough.) For the first 15 years or so, … Continue reading

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Stand Up Paddle Board Aerobics at Woodlake. That’s what’s SUP.

I’ve been trying to push myself to get out and do more things here in Richmond. The boys are settled into their schools and baseball and new groups of friends. And when James isn’t working, he’s in Red Oak, restoring … Continue reading

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In Search of Gordon Dioxide. Do you know him?

The other night Jack asked me to read him a bedtime story. And all the books were like ten miles across the room. And I was trapped under the covers by a dog lying on top of me. I did, … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Exam Chair

Apparently I have a nervous tongue. I’m a chronic cheek chewer and I need to be more stealthy when brushing my teeth. These were three revelations made this morning by Dr. Troika, the most invasively thorough dentist I’ve ever encountered. … Continue reading

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