Month: July 2002


Naps are the best. I don’t take them often, but this afternoon I decided to give it a try. I turned off the lights, but left the window shade up so that in the back of my mind… Read More

Beach Weather

What a nice weekend so far. Erin is visiting, and yesterday Lee, Erin and I went downtown and a had a really good time. Spent some time at Mercury Lounge, where the live jazz band had a lot… Read More

The Fall of the Roach Empire

Hopefully, this will be my last posting about Roaches for a while. Today, the Pest Control Man cometh. Thank goodness, Lee was the one who was here when he came. For 2 hours, the Pest Control Man attacked… Read More


You know it has gotten bad when I am geniunely excited about spending money on pest control. But it’s true, so true. The Roaches are taking over. It’s time to fight back.


There is something about rows of corn and peanuts that is both claustrophobic, and releasing. Lee and I went to Fitzgerald this weekend. The drive there is always amusing. The directions at one point go something like, “Turn… Read More

The Friday Five

The Friday Five 1. Where were you born? Baltimore, Maryland. 2. If you still live there, where would you rather move to? If you don’t live there, do you want to move back? Why or why not? I… Read More

Baby Boredom

What do Babies want to do? I babysat for a friend tonight who has a precious little seven month old girl. I was only going to be there for an hour, so I thought it would be pretty… Read More

Millie’s Parole Violation

Last month, Lee and I granted Millie the freedom of being left alone in the house – and she was a holy terror. We sentenced her to spending our working days in the crate. Well, today she was… Read More

My Long Distance Dedication

Okay, so I know it’s weird to be excited about long distance service. but I am. I always thought some phone company ought to offer unlimited long-distance calls. How convenient. Pick up the phone and call whomever and… Read More


Lee and I just returned from visiting my folks in Jefferson City, Tennessee. It was dad’s first Sunday at the First Baptist Church there, and it went really well. I was very proud of him. The town is… Read More