15. May 2013 22:03
Having a husband from the "true south" I've become quite accustomed to greens; collards, mustard and kale. James grew up in Florence, South Carolina, though his family has roots in Tampa dating back to the 1880's. James traveled with his grandparents and mother who were all in academia and they moved from Tampa to Florence in the late 1970's, moving back to Tampa in 1984. It was his stint in South Carolina that gave him a fondness for greens.
For as long as we've been married (13 years!!)... [More]
12. May 2013 23:07
Summer is not "officially" here for another 6 weeks, but with the children and I already thinking about what we are going to do, and our temperatures nearing 90 degrees, it certainly feels like summer.
Sitting out on my back porch swing this afternoon I caught a wonderful whiff of my gigantic Jasmine bush, and suddenly this song popped in to my head and I knew it had to be my song choice for Music Monday.
I was born in 1971, this song was released in 1972, and I remember singing it throughout ... [More]
12. May 2013 22:28
For the second consecutive Mother's Day, the kids and I woke up at dawn and headed down to Al Lopez park to participate in the 2nd annual Mother's Day 5K run.
This is a great local race made better this year by having Ronin and Matthew join us. James had to work doing a code deploy so for the second Sunday in a row he missed out on all the fun. I'm sad he's not able to come with us, but so proud of him for all the hard work and dedication he shows to his job.
The kids played on the great pla... [More]