On bribery and bravery

Yet another developmental milestone whose rewards are in direct proportion to the years it takes off of your life.

Just singing

I’m going to memorize every song in that movie so that I can rotate through them all at drop off.

The new water cooler

Get in your eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day while talking to yourself about the season finale of Downton.

Hand-dipped vases

Did you know that new mindsets can be reached through decorative accessories? Probably not because I just made that up.

Feeling Fall

From the thesaurus app: consolation, comfort, solace, freedom, liberation, deliverance, release.

It’s not even August and already we are armed

Weathering a heat wave with the help of my family and that which turns Marlo into a Golden Retriever.

Dusting off my Southern hospitality

By the end of the night everyone was speaking with a drawl and swapping stories about the mud flaps on their pickup trucks.

Enjoying the memories offline

Next thing you know I’m going to be creating figures out of pipe cleaners and googly eyes, and you just wait until I get my hands on a bottle of glitter.

For moonwalking

These are ridiculous. Flat out absurd.

When the snowstorm won’t relent

Those adorable little suede flats you own won’t survive the twenty feet from the front door to your car.