Rats Nest

What do y’all call the crazy morning hair littles inevitably wake up with?  Around these parts, and for as long as I can remember, we call it a “rats nest”.  The culprit?  Why, the the rats that run rampant in the night, making their nest in our hair.  [In fact, this idea was so ingrained in my childhood that Sister wrote an award winning (amongst the elementary school set) book on just the topic, entitled “The Rats in My Hair.”]  Each and every morning, I painstaking spray the littles down with detangler and go to work on their rat’s nests in order to be presentable enough for eyes outside of these four gray walls.

With that, I’ll leave you with an image depicting a solid rats nest.  In this case, a picture is undoubtedly worth a thousand words.

And now that we’re suitably coiffed, it’s off to the pool we go.

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On My Bedside

After countless recommendations from numerous friends, I finally read Francine River’s Redeeming Love.  On the road to Rosemary Beach earlier this summer, I kept my nose buried in that book for five and a half hours straight (well… except when we drove through the Southern charmer known as Eufala, Alabama).  The novel is a masterful recount of the… Read More

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Weekend Wrap-up

We had a crazy busy weekend, starting at our regular Friday night pool happy hour, then spending Saturday and Sunday afternoons back at the pool, kicking off the fall baseball season today AND, finally and most importantly, celebrating bestie SW’s thirty-fifth birthday over a gourmet slider bar and enviable wine tasting bar. With our sommelier… Read More

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