Ten Favorite Movie Characters

The only thing worse than memes are the Facebook quizzes, but there are some people who I won’t say no to, so, at Joe Powell‘s request, in no particular order, here are ten brilliant movie characters. 1. “Paint Your Wagon‘s” Elizabeth – A woman who finds happiness when she makes her own choices, but ultimately […]

thought for the day

Disabilities are natural parts of the human experience that in no way diminish a person’s right to fully participate in all aspects of society.” ADA

Bindlestiff Review

Thanks to Jack FM, Doug and I took our teenagers, one of their friends and my father to the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. I think they should change their name to just the Bindlestiff Cirkus or Bindlestiff Karn Evil. Yes, I knew that the show was pg-13 and contained vaudeville and burlesque elements. I imagined scantily […]

if I could only remember

I want to write a review of tonight’s circus at the Bijou, but I can’t until I find a picture of a tattooed, fire-eating bridesmaid. I know that doesn’t make sense unless you’ve seen the picture. It will make sense when I find it. I promise. Update: I’m tired and frustrated at my inability to […]


What do Evan’s head, Sarah’s arms, Doug’s legs and my chest have in common?

need fabric?

We won’t be leaving the house anytime soon, but WalMart is getting rid of all their fabric departments and the existing fabrics are clearance priced. Stock up for for your sewing projects.

now that’s just wrong

I saw a lime green Ford Mustang today. Isn’t there an amendment to the constitution that says Mustangs should only be painted red? There’s not? Shouldn’t there be?

mmm, chocolate

Be sure to visit your local Godiva shop today and tomorrow for a free sample from their new “gold” collection – Raspberry Ganache Twirl, Milk Ganache Bliss, Macadamia Mosaic, Almond Praline Raindrop, Raspberry Caramel Duet, Midnight Swirl, White Chocolate Bliss and Praline Crescent. Yummy!


candy Originally uploaded by cathymccaughan. We visited Knoxville’s new Mast General Store today and let Tommy stock up on candy. The store is a yuppy blend of Orvis and Cracker Barrel. They have a t-shirt that I really want (hint, hint Doug). Doug drooled over the hiking gear and the hats. It really is a […]