how to pull off being single…

Well, here i go again. We were together for about 7 months. Not very long- But it was very powerful. Of course we met when i had to deal with incredible pain-i needed my neck fused. I was on steroids (i HATE steroids) that made me crazy & FAT (i HATE getting FAT more). I…

farm to table restaurants in Birmingham

There is a long list of restaurants, in Birmingham, Alabama, that use fresh produce from local farmers. ┬áBy choosing a restaurant that buys it’s fresh produce from our local farmers, you are supporting two local businesses. I would suggest googling Farm to Table in Birmingham, Alabama (or your own city) next time you’re thinking of…

the things people make

This isn’t everything i saw that day. The Pepper Place Farmer’s Market was a sprawling plethora of eye candy. Here are some of the local artists that set up camp that Saturday morning. ┬áThis is what America doesn’t know about Alabama…the good stuff.

Farmer’s Market in Birmingham, Alabama

As a former Vermonter, i was used to Farmer’s Markets. My favorite thing to do on a Saturday Morning, in Burlington, Vermont, was to grab breakfast. Usually i bought a loaf of homemade bread & some cheese to go with it. i could eat it sitting on Church Street watching the people go by. The…

her first music festival

This is day two. She walked into the art studio this morning, asking for my glitter. When i saw her, i thought, wow…before i say a word “mom, you should have seen how cool everyone looked yesterday.” and began to describe all that she had seen, or at least the best of it. i don’t…

you stand out

the mandolin with the different color is wrong…do you think the Maker designed that one odd-colored mandolin to be better or worse than all the others? i suppose the multitude can decide. i know it a reflection…just making a point. no matter how differently we look from one another, at least its nice to know…

words are mightier than a sword

“the pen is mightier than the sword” well, of course it is. the sword was created for one thing only, to destroy. the pen…words can both destroy or create. words can contain incredible power. words can be used to decimate, dominate, debilitate & bring you to your knees. and once you’ve hit the floor, some…

i turned around & said, “Oh my God, you’re so cool!”

and he said, “not really!” i had seen his car in the lot & had been trying to get a good shot, but it was in a very public place. While my back was turned, i heard him say…something like, “you like the car?” that is when i turned & before thought entered my brain,…