Category Archives: Cousins


As luck would have it Adam’s birthday was the Saturday before Easter, hence the combined themes. I cannot believe this time eight years ago I was at the hospital holding my first born child.  Every day since the moment he … Continue reading

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Seymour Wilke 1998 – 2015 Our beloved canine companion went to the great doghouse in the sky today. Seymour’s gone.  The quirky, lovable dog that’s been a part of our family for 16 years went to sleep peacefully at the … Continue reading

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Road trippers

T-minus 3 hours until Amber and I hit the open road.  Have I packed or made any last minute preparations?  Of course not.  Procrastination is a virtue.  I choose to blame my distraction on the fact that I’m giddy with … Continue reading

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Belated giving of thanks

♥  A short list of things for which I am thankful: family; friends; Neshoba; a roof over my head; food in my belly; all the luxuries I don’t need; being alive; and the fact that I have a clear head … Continue reading

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Birthday brunch

My cousin, Oliver, hit the big 4-0 Friday.  To celebrate our family did brunch this morning at Sweet Grass.  I washed down my beef carpaccio with a Bloody Mary and an El Floridita.  As delightful as those were they paled … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2013

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” ~ Oscar Wilde Allow me to extend my heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation to all the moms out there.  Whether you relaxed with breakfast in … Continue reading

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• March Blog Challenge • Day 12: Something you miss Adam Tatum Mom & Dad [and their cozy house] My Family Maris, Danielle, and all those I consider friends Everyone I’ve loved and lost Memphis Tennessee Brooklyn Bridge Italian Restaurant … Continue reading

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