Monthly Archives July 2019

Ever dented a stranger’s car? I did. Ever wanted to drive off? I didn’t.

Talk is cheap until it hits your pocketbook. “Momma, I think I accidentally dented a car,” confessed Caroline sheepishly. “Well, Honey, it happens. Just do the right thing just like we taught you and leave a note on the car. It’s also a good idea to take a picture of the dent.” I felt awesome about my parenting skills and congratulated myself on being a nice person. Only a week later the same thing happened to me.  Out of what seemed to be nowhere, a huge gust of wind slammed my door into another car in the parking lot of Micheal’s. UGGGH! Continue Reading

Don’t Drop the “B” Word in Airport Security

So … I am in the endless TSA line at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at 7:30 a.m. following my 3-hour drive from home as flights were cancelled due to torrential rains.  The TSA agent was not having a good day – or week – or life! She motioned me over since my luggage did not pass the TSA screening test. With a stern, disgusted face, she begrudgingly rummaged through zipper after zipper looking for whatever may have seemed to be a potential threat to humanity. Suddenly, she stopped. She carefully pulled out a white mesh bag that housed a purple foil Continue Reading