I did it all for the banana. And the Thanksgiving sides.

The night before, I got nervous. The morning of, I got real nervous. I think I went to the bathroom 11 times. And then I was nervous about being nervous because nervous poops. This is my life, y’all. I wore my new running leggings. I congratulated myself for choosing the long-sleeve shirt because it wasContinue reading “I did it all for the banana. And the Thanksgiving sides.”

We’ve all gotten a little bit taller since then…

Hey turkeys, I hope you had the happiest of Thanksgiving. My family’s was pretty great, but more on that later. At Grandma’s back in the day, we always got pictures taken of all the grandkids at every holiday. I, being the oldest, have always been the designated baby-holder, ’cause I’m responsible and whatnot. A fewContinue reading “We’ve all gotten a little bit taller since then…”

The Anarchy of the Monarchy

What does your family talk about on major holidays? Because mine started a discussion that lead to a crown being made out of aluminum foil and worn by my dad, the apparent “King of the Family.” OK – so apparently, a week or so ago, my parents and sisters started a discussion about kings andContinue reading “The Anarchy of the Monarchy”

Giving thanks and all that

This time last year I told you what I’m thankful for. And I’m still thankful for all that stuff. But I’ve added a few more things to the list. And asked my sisters to share theirs as well. And they did. On account of they’re awesome and will humor me. So. Without further ado, withContinue reading “Giving thanks and all that”

Tradition (just imagine me saying it like Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof)

In honor of that awesome holiday that’s only four days away, tonight my suggestions are going to revolve around some rules that I abide by and traditions I take part in during and around Thanksgiving. And if you do them too, I guarantee they’ll make the holiday even better. 1. Watch “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”Continue reading “Tradition (just imagine me saying it like Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof)”

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Things I am thankful for (in no particular order): Family Friends Green bean casserole Grandma’s home-made dumplings My church Tv on DVD CKR The new apartment Chubby babies Planners Lists Compliments PYC and YUM and Young Adults Group The beach Christmas decorations Target Hot chocolate Michael C. Hall Churchill Downs Google Reader Blogs Vacations andContinue reading “Thankful for Thanksgiving”