Category Archives: Fixing things

The TV’s working again

Remember my little grumpy post last night about how we can’t watch any TV until a repairman can come next weekend? Apparently, the universe took pity on me. Just on a whim, my husband clicked on the television last night … Continue reading

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The TV’s broken

A recent thunderstorm fried our satellite television system. Apparently, when the guy hooked it up, he didn’t properly hook up the system to the surge protector, and when the lightning got a little too close for comfort last weekend…..zzzzzzztttt. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Great Brussels Sprouts Experiment: The Results

You’re all wondering how the Great Brussels Sprouts Experiment turned out. Aren’t you? Sigh. Well. Well, it wasn’t a total bust. It just didn’t…turn out really great. I think the two main culprits were the time of day and my … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner: The Dress Rehearsal

Thanksgiving is ten days away. I’m fixing to do something completely unprecedented in preparation for the Great Day. Yes, I am going to prepare possible dishes for the big meal ahead of time, a dress rehearsal if you will. And … Continue reading

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Downfall’s downfall

I was all set to come here and write a scathing reaction to the new ABC reality show Downfall, which premiered June 22. I was going to tear into the show’s creators for coming up with a program that builds … Continue reading

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Looking for more about the flood?

Want to read an especially thoughtful and heartfelt post about the flood’s effect on real people here in Nashville? How silly of me to ask. Of course you do. Check out this post by Lindsay Ferrier on her blog Suburban … Continue reading

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After the flood: moving forward

Flood relief efforts are continuing here in Nashville. Country stars and Nashvillians Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced today that they’re organizing a huge relief concert down at the Bridgestone Arena in June. Teams of volunteers head out with gloves, … Continue reading

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