Monthly Archives: December 2012

Travel Like A Five-Year-Old

“Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.” – Eskimo proverb As I said in a previous post, I was in Atlanta visiting family. On Friday night, my sisterĀ  Donna and brother-in-law Matt and I were sitting on their deck enjoying a nightcap. They had just put my nephew Jackson and […]

“You can’t keep an old broad down!”

My grandmother used more aphorisms than anyone I knew. They weren’t famous sayings and they might not have been her words to begin with, but they became hers. As annoying as it was to walk into the kitchen, bleary-eyed, after a night of twenty-something binge-drinking, and have her say, “You can’t soar with the eagles […]