Things I’ve learned after seven days of being sick…

1. Prescription cough syrup tastes better if taken through a straw. 2. It is possible to sleep sitting up…when you are THAT tired. 3. I’ve become a fan of the Neti Pot. Funny story. If I had the energy, I would write about the ginormous green/brown blob that fell from my sinus cavity in the sink after my second attempt to get water to come out of my nose. Good

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Mercy…Lord have mercy

Remember the days when you used to sit on your parents’ porch while watching a Civil War re-enactment and laugh in amusement as half the town (who has also gathered with you in the front yard) shouts with glee as the first Union soldier hits the ground after a fatal bullet wound to the gut? Me too. Western Days proved to be everything I hoped it would be and more.

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“Sweet Home Alabama”…the story of my life

Well ladies and gentlemen…Western Days weekend has finally rolled around. I think a good old fashioned, “YEEEEE HAW” is in order. After speaking with my Dad on the phone last night, I’m wiggling around in my office chair like a school girl waiting for the 3:00 bell to ring. And it’s only 8:45 Friday morning. I’m just so excited! Here’s a rundown of what’s going to happen this weekend: Friday

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Preparing for Ike

There was a lot I did to prepare for Ike. I made sure my iPod was charged, I loaded up on Halloween Oreos and bottled water and filled my car with gas. You know…everything you do before hunkering. I had every intention on keeping everyone up-to-date via Facebook and Twitter. While having a conversation with my friend Rebecca on how I hoped that my Blackberry would work after the storm

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