Remember?


Remember when I used to blog? Yeah, I barely remember either.... I'm watching Julie & Julia, the movie that started this whole blog off in the first place. I figured if Julie Powell could utilize her writing and cooking skills through a blog, that maybe I could try my hand at it too. At first, I wrote... Continue Reading →

Folw Yur Drms


It's 11:30 p.m. I went to bed at 9:30 (after I graduated from college I turned into a grandmother and am perfectly okay with that). When I can't sleep, I think about weird stuff: 1. I was walking home at night one time when I ran into a few (very drunk) people sitting on a... Continue Reading →

Porches Are For Brownie


I'm all for smilingbut that woman is baring her teeth at me.Why, Giada? Why? They...sparkle...And Ina, I know that Francewith its shops and street corners, berets and baguettesis enchantingbut why must you tease me like that?Hey, you. Sandra LeeWhat's in a name? You might as well be calledSandra Dee, with your spiffy cooking ideas andadorable... Continue Reading →

Brownie


My grandmother turned 93 years old on Friday. 93 years old. Can you imagine? The wonderful and terrible things she's seen... She was born in 1920 in Delaware. Her mother died giving birth to her, and she was raised by her aunt and uncle (who she thought were her real parents until apparently she overheard... Continue Reading →

Mr. Senator!


I don't know if you've ever been in the presence of secret service men before, but they're not exactly secret. In fact, their attire practically screams, "I am protecting someone very important and that person is really close!" About 8 years ago, I experienced this firsthand. My family was vacationing in Washington D.C. in the... Continue Reading →

I’m So Smooth


The one time I met a famous author, I got my arm stuck in a vending machine. Rewind. I was in 7th grade. Let's also remember that I was fantastically awkward, had braces, and probably a horrible haircut. I also LOVED books. That part hasn't changed, though I like to think the awkwardness and bad haircut... Continue Reading →

Librarians are Superheroes


I have one thing to say: Librarians are superheroes. SUPER. HEROES. They can do anything! I bet when they're at home they go invisible or fly around and stuff. They are modern day Clark Kents. I read a book 3 years ago that I loved and wanted to read again, but I couldn't remember anything... Continue Reading →

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