Saturdays with Nanny: I Can’t Drive 55 Edition

Mom: It seems like since I've gotten this CR-V I don't drive as fast as I used to. I mean, in my Camry sometimes I'd look down and I'd be flying down the interstate. But right now, here I am going 50 in a 55. (Looks at Nanny) Or is that just me getting old?... Continue Reading →


Because I Forgot to Get a Card

To the woman who packs a week early for a two-night Thanksgiving stay… To the woman who is a breast cancer survivor… To the woman who just cannot get enough Gaither videos or The Waltons episodes… To the woman who found a way to carry on after her husband's passing more than 27 years ago… To... Continue Reading →

Saturdays with Nanny

Saturday's discussions about where to dine for lunch inevitably turns to the lack of places to eat in Pickens and then to the restaurants that are coming soon, namely Zaxby's — which, due to my grandmother's trouble pronouncing her Xs, turns into Zappy's. Me: The article I saw in the paper says it's going to... Continue Reading →

Reason #27 to Take Your Grandmother Out to Lunch

A little background:  Since I'm a heathen and don't go to church anymore, I had forgotten that Southern Baptist churches all seem to have a T.E.L. Sunday School class, which (without trying to be mean here) has members who are in the "twilight" of their lives, so to speak.  And no, I don't mean they're... Continue Reading →

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