Monthly Archives: March 2007

Reunited, and it feels so good. 6

Just as the final minute of the ACC Championship game was ticking down, the delivery man rang the doorbell with our luggage. So Mike and I celebrated the victory by jumping around with our bag – the three of us are very happy to be reunited and to see Carolina win. Mike, who only started […]

The pursuit of community. 2

For a long time, my friendships were relationships in which the other person pursued me first. If they liked me enough to pursue me, we could be friends. This wasn’t because I saw myself as some great prize, but because I am basically, in many ways, a shy person, and also because I struggled/still struggle […]

Notes from our vacation. 12

Dear Florida, All that “Sunshine State” stuff is no joke! Thanks for the lovely weather, the nice day at the beach, and the general splendor. I got to float around in the pool and read! Does life get any better than that? I do not think so. Also, I really loved all the fresh fruits […]

Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson 2

I don’t think I can improve on the first line of Gods in Alabama, so I’ll just let it set the story for you: There are gods in Alabama: Jack Daniel’s, high school quarterbacks, trucks, big tits, and also Jesus. I left one back there myself, back in Possett. I kicked it under the kudzu […]

Scrounging. 11

As we are in “clean out the refrigerator before vacation” mode, I have been eating bits and pieces of things this week. Yesterday and today for breakfast, I had celery and feta dip, because I need to finish up both the celery and the feta dip before we go. And also because the feta dip […]

“Is that a joke?” 7

Spoilers for “Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore?” If it weren’t for the fact that it wasn’t as speedy as it used to be, I’d hardly have been able to tell that this week’s episode wasn’t old-school Gilmore. And that, my friends, is quite a compliment. One of the things that made it feel old-school […]