I had a run-in yesterday with the neighbor formerly known as “motorcycle guy.” I had just gotten back from a customer’s office when I get a knock on the door. It’s “motorcycle guy” saying “Can we talk a minute? I know you’ve got a problem with me.” About a year ago I had gotten in his face about him riding his motorcycle (a dirt bike) on the stree Continue reading Neighborly confrontation
Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville‘s (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame (2 or 3 hours) for breakfast before he Continue reading Decent breakfast place?
I got a call today about a job with American Income. They said they found my résumé on Careerbuilder. When I get emails like that, I instantly recognize them and mark them as spam and block them from sending any more. But getting a phone call is apparently more effective on me.
I agreed to an interview (because she never ment Continue reading Selling insurance
I had to take our dog Chandler (my “best puppy”, the “big man”) to the vet Thursday after I discovered, while giving him a bath, what looked like a bloody gash on his throat. I was horrified. I literally gasped in shock (I’m such a girl sometimes, I know) 🙂 as Continue reading A warning to pet owners with kids
With the recent headline news about the Russian adoption that went very very wrong, I have been asked by many friends and family about my opinion of the situation. I’ve not been able to really articulate my feelings about it, but I do have a strong opinion. I think the best way to answer the questions and give my perspective is to tell our story. S Continue reading Our Russian adoption story
"In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration’s bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond Continue reading Has the FDA lost its mind… again?
Of course it has been difficult at times — she’s a child Continue reading Petition in favor of Russian adoption
I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, “Aaaah” when he slithered past me toward Elizabeth and into the water.
Elizabeth wanted to get a better look at him as he lay there half in the water, half out. It was only three feet long, but I didn’t know if it was pois Continue reading Snake!