Farmers Market

It seemed like a good idea at the time.  The Piedmont Plant Festival was happening this weekend at the Greenville Farmers Market.  Despite the crowds, I was looking forward to the interesting wares, and particularly one wonderful baker that shows up for this festival. I had forgotten about the plants themselves and what that might … Continue reading Farmers Market

The Ultimate Gadget

Ohh, those to most conflicting of emotions – the love of gadgetry versus miserly tendencies.  The internal battle raged as I tried to select a new phone.  Turns out that unless you get the most basic model, you can’t get a cell phone without a camera, at least with our carrier.  This is a problem.  … Continue reading The Ultimate Gadget

Passing the Torch

Despite a fever of 102 Wednesday afternoon, I got out of bed and went to Fourth Presbyterian for my going away party.  My fever broke about the time we pulled into the parking lot, so I felt much better by the time the festivities took place.  I tried not to contaminate anyone, just in case. … Continue reading Passing the Torch


Cold Bone-chilling, unshakeable cold that cannot be mitigated by sweaters or blankets. Fuzziness The sense that my head pauses for a moment to catch up when turned suddenly. Dreams Confusing three-dimensional realizations that defy physics and sensibility, coupled with the anxiety that something is amiss. Sweat Drenching, penetrating moisture when the temperature finally abates.    … Continue reading Fever