So This Is A Development


As hard as it is to believe, Melanie and I first started emceeing a conference called dotMOM back in 2011. I realize that's just four years ago, but it feels like a sweet forever. It's practically three decades in bloggy years. Now in the interest … [Continue reading]

Full Of Newly Discovered Swagger

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First of all, y'all are awesome. I can't thank you enough for your sweet comments on the last post. Second of all, I may be on the verge of a serious, life-changing obsession. It all started innocently enough. A few weeks ago I was trying to … [Continue reading]

The Joys Of Home & Yoga Pants & Forever Friends

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I had big plans to wake up early this past Thursday and hit the road for my book signing in Jackson, but for whatever reason I could not get my act together. I was trying to wrap up an article I'd been working on, and by the time I showered and … [Continue reading]

Crooked Letter Crooked Letter

My friend Marion flew in from Houston today, so around lunchtime I picked her up at the airport in Birmingham and drove to Mississippi. I had my first book signing for Home is Where My People Are this afternoon, and since it happened to be in my … [Continue reading]

Mondays Are For Listing Things


- If you are one of the fourteen Americans who haven't seen the Will Ferrell / Kevin Hart / Jimmy Fallon lip sync battle on Facebook, please allow me to increase your joy allotment for the day. - Dave Barnes has new EP coming out February … [Continue reading]

Before The Freebies End


All righty. In light of all the GET THIS and BUY THIS and DOWNLOAD THIS over the last couple of weeks, I feel like it's probably a good idea to do one last reminder about what's available for free right now and when all the free things are going … [Continue reading]