(This post is dedicated to my Former-Stepmother-Turned-Bosom-Buddy Beth who parties like a rock star with her Mardi Gras Krewe every year and is basically the coolest person I know.) I don’t go to Mardi Gras. Though probably someday I will. But I do live in a house filled with beads, where somebody is always yelling…Read more »
Winter is slowly Unwinding, icy tendrils, My heart drips with hope. Greedily I breathe Sweet air – fills cavernous lungs, Blows cobwebs away.
The other day a friend commented, “Kelly, I love your blog!” and thought, “I haven’t written a blog post in FOREVER – I need to get back on that.” I could say that I’ve been busy, and that would be quite true. I started a new job (my dream job, actually) back in October and…Read more »
A few years back, Bradley were on a mission to explore new (to us) and novel cocktails. We were living in Portland, OR at the time, a veritable mecca of fantastic cocktail bars. Occasionally, we would get out to enjoy them (oh, how I loved going to the Expatriate in NE Portland) but mostly we…Read more »
Christmas is over! I, for one, am relieved. Don’t get me wrong, I like Christmas. I’m not The Grinch, by any means. I’ve been whistling Jingle Bells for weeks, and had fun decorating the tree and wrapping presents. There were parts of celebrating the holiday with young children that were pure magic. But I also…Read more »
It’s been a minute since I’ve written anything. [Insert standard excuse about BUSYNESS, or the bit about how after a long day of working / parenting /etc., I don’t seem to have two thoughts to rub together.] But today I have to share. Mostly for my own selfish needs. And because it helps me remember.…Read more »
As I’ve already mentioned in several previous posts (such as this one: “SO.”), my daughter is a force of nature. When I’m not busy being utterly exhausted by her, I am completely in awe of her. There is something unique about this kid. Emory Scout is as unlike her brother as two kids can possibly be:…Read more »