One in the Cuckoo’s Nest

Every once in a while, when the world seems to be spinning at a billion miles an hour and the circumstances of my life seem more than I can bear, I have this little ritual I do that helps me slow things down and take them in stride. It’s nothing fancy, really; it’s not even… Continue reading One in the Cuckoo’s Nest

Someone’s Gonna Get Killed…

Tonight was “Spirit Night” for my daughter’s elementary school. The purpose of “Spirit Night” is to help kids get excited about going to their school by bribing them with fun nights where the family does something out of the norm. Tonight’s “Spirit Night” was at a local Chick-Fil-A, and may I say – it was… Continue reading Someone’s Gonna Get Killed…

Why I’m Giving Up On Georgia Football

I graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 with a B.A. in English. I worked for the University of Georgia raising money for the Alumni Fund. I’ve pulled for and loved the University of Georgia for my entire life. But this year’s Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic against Boise State was my epiphany, and this past… Continue reading Why I’m Giving Up On Georgia Football

When Hell Is Not Good Enough

I have to confess, I didn’t keep up with the Casey Anthony trial at all. Not a bit. I knew it was going on, but the details of the proceedings were lost on me. So when I sat down at my computer last night, it took me a minute to figure out what in the… Continue reading When Hell Is Not Good Enough

My Son, The Monster

Crying for little to no reason at all. Mood swings. Hitting people. Screaming “NO!” at the top of his lungs. Deliberately disobeying even the smallest request. My son has officially turned into a monster. If Lady Gaga wants him, she can have him. We’re pretty sure it’s because he’s getting his final molars in. And… Continue reading My Son, The Monster