Category Archives: Out and About

Worth It

I may have mentioned forty or fifty times lately that I’m not getting much sleep, due to the small insomniac puppy who runs my house.  I’d wager I have another couple of months before anyone’s sleeping through the night with … Continue reading

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On the Town

I haven’t gotten out much lately. November was the knee injury, so I spent some quality time on my couch and then there was the being broke from the unpaid quality time I spent on my couch, plus physical therapy. … Continue reading

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Eve Eve

Everyone at the North Hills Target was disoriented today, myself most certainly included. Either a) we did not have enough coffee this morning, or b) nobody could work out how  weren’t finished with Christmas yet, when we started working on … Continue reading

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Dive Bar

There was bourbon in my hot chocolate, to begin with. Julia got to IHOP before the rest of us did, and had secured us a table and ordered us drinks.  “Hot chocolate!!” we said when we sat down.  “Hot chocolate, … Continue reading

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Ballroom

I think it was darn nice of Chatham County Line to throw me a birthday party.  Thanks, y’all.  Last night they invited 750 people to the Haw River Ballroom to celebrate.  There was a massive tree.   There was a … Continue reading

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Even Steven or Just Slightly Ahead

This week I’ve been doing the tango with chaos. I’ve lost every critical item at least once, brewed a pot of crystal-clear hot water when I really needed some coffee, and found time-sensitive e-mails inexplicably lingering in draft folders, or … Continue reading

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We All Remain Optimistic

After six weeks of increasing knee issues, I just knew crutches were in my immediate future, just dreaded it every second. I’ve been grinding my teeth and trying not to think about it, while walking carefully and avoiding sudden moves. … Continue reading

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