Facebook!


Brain things

You guys had good thoughts. Thank you! Renee asked an excellent question (“What do you hope Facebook could be for you that it wasn’t before?”) and Cheryl described most clearly the qualms I felt myself when I was in it. Here is why I hated facebook: Competition You can slant yourself any way you like, […]

March 11, 2014

Quote of the day


Life around home

Confession: Everything was locking up for me today. First my Kindle. Then Grooveshark. Then my laptop. After ten years of marriage to a tech man, I’ve learned a few things—not to bang the offending item on the countertop, for instance… and that restarting often helps… and even to open Task Manager and fiddle around exiting […]

February 5, 2014

Great websites for small businesses


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Profession: I know this guy who builds really great websites. He specializes in working affordably with small businesses, bringing big-firm results to small-firm lifestyles. Here’s a site he did this spring for a family in Georgia. (Click on the image to view and navigate the full site.) If you’re thinking a website might increase your […]

June 18, 2013

Out and about


Out and about, People

You’ll never guess where I am right now. Yes ma’am. Down Virginia way. The unbelievable mercy of Jesus, that’s what I call it— That she is well enough to sit up, to eat fried chicken, to laugh at my jokes. That I was provided with a complimentary ride to Virginia on Monday, and a complimentary […]

April 16, 2013

Snowflake Bentley


Brain things, People

Look what happened in the night–a magic all its own.   Confession: It is so easy to believe in everyone but the people we know and love best. I’m not thinking of my man Ryan, because I’m freshly in love with him and I think he could probably, you know, do a chin-up on the Milky Way […]

January 18, 2013

Enchanting trivia (or not…)


Life around home

Confession: Some days the trivial is infuriating, and some days it brings the most satisfaction. Or humor. Or sheer joy. *** Did you know that it is possible for a woman to trim three heads of hair and 80 nails in approximately one hour? *** My little magnolia tree—the five-inch infant that got hit with […]

May 31, 2012