2014…

I suppose it’s time to do a yearly recap and look forward to the next year. I’ve had hours on end in a vehicle to reflect and dream, going to and from Texas for Christmas. Everyone always says, “Where did the year go!? ...more

Christmas traditions: New & Old

While sitting and staring blankly at my iPad trying to come up with a blog post, my husband suggested “Christmas Traditions.” Hmmm… Maybe he is onto something. After all, a big part of the magic of Christmas is honoring old traditions while making new ones. For example, a new tradition is going to see Ice! ...more

One last group photo

Last time we will take a photo like this: ...more

They lift me up…

When I saw what this month’s NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) theme is, I knew I had to participate. Dec 3:...more

Enjoy your food

When I saw what this month’s NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) theme is, I knew I had to participate. Dec 3:...more

Remembering a happy surprise

When I saw what this month’s NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) theme is, I knew I had to participate. Dec 2:...more

Bring yourself joy

When I saw what this month’s NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) theme is, I knew I had to participate. Dec 1: What do you do when you’re down to bring yourself a little joy? Thankfully, I’m generally a happy person already, and I don’t let much get me down ....more

I am thankful

I have been thinking about my next blog post for days, and those thoughts have been all over the board. Mostly, I’ve thought a lot about the events I watched unfold in Ferguson, and then about the events going on around the country. My heart and head have been heavy with those thoughts and feelings ....more

Magical moments

I really do love Nashville. And that love is precisely why I’ve shaken my fist at the changes coming to the city at such a fast pace. It’s a magical city, and it has been for years ....more

The first of many good-byes

Back in July, I did a blog post about Printer’s Alley and what it’s meant to me over the last eight years. I also spoke of how it was in danger of being lost to a new hotel. We hoped they’d let the bar I call a second home stay and build around us ....more