Category Archives: Random musings

Requiem

There’s a section in the old Simon and Garfunkel song “America” that always makes me feel a twinge of melancholy: “‘Kathy, I’m lost,’ I said, though I knew she was sleeping/ ‘I’m empty and aching and I don’t know why.’” … Continue reading

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The Trapper Keeper is back

Y’all. They’re selling Trapper Keepers again. No, really. They are. Now, perhaps Mead has been selling Trapper Keepers, or some version thereof, for all the many years since I was in the sixth grade. Probably they have. But this is … Continue reading

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Stay away, bunnies

I finally planted my tomato seedlings last week. After weeks and weeks of putting it off, waiting for the heavy rains to stop and waiting for the weather to warm up, I finally got around to it. First I had … Continue reading

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iWant an iPad

Earlier tonight, my husband said to me, “Hey, I’m going to be really late coming home from work tomorrow night.” I’m accustomed to this. I haven’t been a doctor’s wife for all these years and not gotten used to a … Continue reading

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No more snow. Please.

Nashville is expected to get between one and three inches of snow sometime tomorrow afternoon or evening. The roads will be slip-slidin’ slick, we’re told. Judging by the reactions to this forecast by all my Nashville friends on Twitter and … Continue reading

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Snow again? Again??

More snow. It’s here. It started around 3 p.m. We’ve got an inch or so on the ground right now. It’s still coming down, too. Yawn. We’ve had so much snow–well, so much snow for Nashville–this year already that everyone … Continue reading

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Freedom of choice

You know what I love? I love it when a restaurant has all the major Co-Cola choices. I love it when you can choose from Coca-Cola Classic, Coke Zero, Diet Coke AND Caffeine-Free Diet Coke. I love that. I love … Continue reading

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