life

Is there anything better than puppets?

Let’s be honest: Work conferences are like candy stores for awkward business men.

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humor

LaRhonda provides lawn care

Last year, on one of my parents’ visits to Nashville, my mom helped me plant some landscaping in my front yard. Among the plants we picked out was a pair of pretty little snow bell bushes, with bright green leaves and tiny white flowers. One of the bushes struggled to grow last year, so I was […]

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life

Silver

“Here’s your ad layout for review,” a coworker says as she hands me a sheet of paper. “It looks great! And also, I can see your aura, and it’s silver.”  She flashes me a smile as she walks away. All in a day’s work. 

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music

April playlist

In honor of the invisible teeth aligners I just got – which give me a distinct lisp and which make me drool at unexpected times – here is an April playlist to sing along to. Also included: A surprise appearance from Dolly Parton, singing the song I secretly snuck into my wedding playlist for Bryan […]

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marriage

You can keep the pen

I walked across the floor to my CEO’s office, with whom I had a meeting scheduled. Notebook and pen in hand, I was prepared for our conversation. As I entered his office, I was greeted by his assistant, Elizabeth. 

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life

Separate laundry?

It’s difficult to describe the precise shock and sheer panic one feels after finding a strand of her husband’s long, long beard hair stuck to her shirt in the middle of a work day or party.

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life

LaRhonda wants a burger

It’s Saturday. Bryan is in our yard with friends, sweating over a BBQ smoker full of chicken, sausage and ribs. At this point, it’s become a weekend tradition. They’re lounging on the screened-in porch, drinking beers and watching March Madness, when all of a sudden, a voice calls from over the fence.

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music

March playlist

We made it to the first day of Spring! In honor of the warming weather, here’s a little playlist of songs I’ve been listening to over and over in the last few weeks. It includes some old standbys, plus the just-released first single off of Fleet Foxes’ forthcoming album – a record I’m so excited about I could […]

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