Month: January 2009

Apparently, I Am the Faint of Heart

I wanted to see Slumdog Millionaire because I’d heard so many good things about it. And I totally get it. I really do. It’s a compelling, interesting, edge-of-your-seat movie which is beautifully written, shot, and edited. But I… Read More


I know I am a very lucky Mama to have such a laid-back, easy-going, fun-loving child. Like most toddlers, she picks fights now and then, but her little fits and tantrums are usually pretty easy to manage and… Read More

It’s Dancey-Dance Time!

Camille had a great playdate with her buddy Elsie today. One of the highlights was watching the two of them shake their groove things with Brobee from Yo Gabba Gabba.  It’s Dancey-Dance Time! from Ginger on Vimeo.

And I Get to Live Here!

I remember riding in the car, heading down Victory Drive almost 8 years ago, on my way to a job interview at WSAV. Taking in the palm trees, the old homes, the Spanish moss on the live oaks,… Read More

Letter to Camille: Thirty Months

Hello sweet girl, and happy Thirty-Month birthday! I am missing you so much tonight. You’re snuggled down and asleep many miles away from home at your Nana and Granddaddy’s house. I bet you’re tired after a super-exciting day… Read More

Keep off the Grass … I Mean Glass

In our discussions with the landscaper last summer, our goal was simple and clear: a kid-friendly backyard. We weren’t interested in a bunch of fancy plants or water features or anything that would get in the way of… Read More

A Very Cool Place … To Be Trampled By Goats

While in Miami, Erin had the great idea to visit a park near her home. This is no ordinary park – sure there were fabulous playgrounds and lots of picnic tables, but there were also animals! Lambs were… Read More


I’ve been jonesing for a chance to take Camille to the zoo, especially since she seems to love animals as much as I do. We enjoy our neighborhood Oatland Island Wildlife Education Center, which has wolves, buffalo, a… Read More

Bowl Game Bliss

Lee always does well with my birthday and Christmas presents, and this year was no exception. In addition to some very cool and very me presents (like my Twilight/Vampire Baseball shirt and two Harry Potter-related books), he also… Read More

A Merry Little Christmas

Christmas morning was great. For the first time in our married years, Lee and I spent Christmas Eve and morning in our own home. That didn’t seem nearly as important in years past, but it’s something I’d like… Read More