Tag Archives: Emma

The Care and Keeping … of Me

Emma and I have been prom dress shopping over the last two weekends and our last two (unexpected and unnecessary) snow-no-snow, ice-no-ice days. Over the course of our excursions, we have purchased six, yes … six prom-appropriate dresses, with the … Continue reading

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A Week of Meals

Wow. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? I’m sorry for that. I’ve got only one (compound) word for you to explain myself. Bookfair. I am co-chair, one of three, of the book fair at our elementary school. Weeks of planning decorations, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Marketing Victim

I love fall. Most people love fall. I remember this funny scene from You’ve Got Mail where Tom Hanks writes to Meg Ryan about the joys of fall in New York. The leaves. The air. The brisk-ness. A bouquet of … Continue reading

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Plan away the Panic

We have Emma’s 11th grade advisement this morning. Part of me is really excited about this. Em and I sat and made two college visit reservations yesterday. There are still three to go, which we will make in the spring, … Continue reading

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Random Breakfast

The breakfast table discussion … Emma: (as she researches the scariest haunted houses in our local area she can find) “Wait a minute, this says Halloween is on Thursday!” (referring to Netherworld’s un-updated website) Lizzie: “I need a rainbow wig … Continue reading

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Adventures in Chapel Hill, Day 3

I have this feeling … One day we might be a house divided. Georgia. Georgia Tech. UNC. Duke. (God willing on the money with those last two! And honestly, who knows? Maybe they will all elect to stay in state?) … Continue reading

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Adventures in Chapel Hill, Day 2

Exciting news! Emma LOVED Carolina! However yesterday, we went to tour Duke … she liked that too, but that’s another post. We’d gone to the admissions office early, well … early for us, getting 9 people going in the same … Continue reading

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