January 1, 2017

A Sober Start to 2017

TWO BLOG POSTS IN ONE WEEK?! Yep, believe it… times they are a’changin. This post is dedicated to what they call “accountability”. For beginning Sunday, January 1, 2017, I’ll be climbing on the bandwagon and starting my year off 100% SOBER. Dry January is a thing, in case you haven’t heard. Not a fun and exciting kind…

June 11, 2011

Raffles are Rad

When Jeffrey and I relocated to Michigan I began compiling my ever-expanding list of things that southerners like myself would think are totally weird about the Midwest. I figured if anyone ever wanted to come visit us up here, I could send them the list beforehand so that they are not as shocked and appalled…

June 10, 2011

Mmmmm Mojitos!

Ever since I read Rachel’s post at the internet’s new new, Lolling About, I’ve felt myself being drawn closer and closer to the summer’s first mojito.  As Cuba’s signature beverage and a south Florida mainstay, mojitos remind me of sunny beaches and sweaty debauchery.  In fact, the drink’s secret weapon is its ability to quench…