Life

Smudgy Day

The sky looks smudged today. I have a particular fondness for days with smudgy skies. When the clouds threaten (or deliver) rain and the wind sweeps around me like it wants to pick me up off my feet and carry me away, I feel a lovely sense of calm....

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Winter Came

I can smell the cold in the air. It seeps through the windows and lingers around the doorjambs. Every morning when I let the dogs out, my feet hurt from standing on the tiles near our back door. Nashville has frozen over. Not the same way that the northward...

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It’s been so long, It’s been too long.

It’s been a year. Not a whole year, but close enough to a whole year that I stare at my blog in shame and think, I have failed you. I’d LOVE to just breeze past this hiatus like I’ve been posting once a week (heck once a month) for...

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Fail Candy

  I woke up the other morning, and it was one degree outside. One degree Fahrenheit. I shivered by the door while my dog wandered the yard. I did my morning workout and alternated between jacket on and jacket off the whole time. I left my coffee sitting on...

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My Existential Fish

I had an existential fish yesterday. To be more specific it was an existential salmon. To fully understand how one of those aquatic wonders could be existential, you’ll have to understand one thing: I don’t eat fish. I hate fish. I always have. I hate fish so much that...

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Catching Up

This past month has not been as productive as I wanted it to be. I entered November in the middle of a two week cold (which I seem to get bi-annually when fall matures into winter and then when winter bows out for spring). The first week is always...

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