Confessions of a Sox Addict
Tuesday, February 05, 2008      3 comments

Some women have closets full of Tommy, Vera Wang, or even Kate Smith....the same blouse in five different shades of white, enough black slacks to stretch across America, or fancy dresses that they have worn once and never will again. Some... Read more
Life Without a Microwave
Thursday, January 24, 2008      4 comments

Oh, what a spoiled, spoiled person I am. My microwave, a long-time companion, recently said 'SPARK, SPARK, CRACKLE, POOF!' and gave up the ghost. It was a mere week prior to payday, so I thought that I would hold off on the purchase of a new o... Read more
Life, Death, and My Birthday
Friday, December 14, 2007      2 comments

On December 14, 1993, my brother Randy Gordon Ellegood passed away. It happened at just about this time, in the wee hours of the morning of my birthday. I've written and re-written this blog about 20 times, and I just can't seem to get i... Read more
Dress Pants Dilemma
Wednesday, November 28, 2007      2 comments

I don't know how it happend, it just did. It simply crept up on me and BAM!!! my butt got big. On November 14, I taught a class on utilizing fresh greens for holiday decorations at the Decatur Club. I wore my usual black dress pants, happ... Read more
tough days
Monday, September 10, 2007      2 comments

Weekends are the hardest times for me to not only control my eating, but to keep track of things as well. This weekend, for example, my niece Erin, her friend Janelle, and I put together a yard sale. (Monetarily it's not worth it...hours and h... Read more
Walk America
Wednesday, March 28, 2007      0 comments

On September 1, 2005, my grandson Bryan Otis Leonard was born at just over 23 weeks gestation. (Actual due date was December 25.) He weighed a whopping one pound five ounces (1 lb 5 oz) and was 11 3/4" long. Bryan was miniscule. He looked mo... Read more
Bad Bear Dreams
Sunday, January 14, 2007      1 comments

Dreams, brightly colored, vivid, realistic dreams, are a part of my nightly routine. I don't invite them; they just impose themselves upon me. Sleep is not important to me (I can sleep when I'm dead!) but I do enjoy climbing into bed at night,... Read more
It's hard to admit it, but....I'm fat and flappy
Friday, January 12, 2007      1 comments

For years now I haven't thought of myself as really FAT. Chunky, maybe. Definitely a few extra pounds or a little heavy. But never FAT. I look in the mirror and think "Oh, well, that's not too bad." and then avoid looking in the mirror for t... Read more