On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
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And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More

On top of Stone Mountain

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Our family adventure begins"][/caption] A few weeks ago Jess and I decided it would be nice to take Chase to Stone Mountain to see all the Christmas decorations, the laser show, the Atlanta skyline at sunset, and the building of the Snow Mountain area. Despite living in Georgia my entire life, I have never been on top of Stone Mountain. I know...it is a shock to me too! We packed up the camera, got bundled up, made a quick stop to get a snack, and we were on our way. (more…)
Read More

And so it begins…

What a day! It started off earlier than I've been up since Christmas break started. Tea, coffee, oatmeal with fruit..we were off! I am too tired to go through the details, but we got SO much done. We packed up my living room, sold my living furniture, and got Chase his own room up here in Dwood. It's temporary until the middle of Jan., (moving to a bigger apartment here at 2Blocks with more room...phew!) but it gives him his own space and a place to keep his things and I love that. He really seems happy up here and I am so so thankful for that. Oh...did I mention…
Read More

Jazz up yer ballz!!

Tis' the season for ballz!! Sausage balls that is. :) They are a must have and a staple of almost every holiday 'get together'. Someone says 'finger food' and sausage balls'll be there! Now don't misunderstand me, sausage balls are the bomb! SniperBen and I started a conversation about a month ago playing around with different versions of the balls. "Bacon balls...Oh..I know! Jalapeno balls! ...wait...what about.." and it basically went on from there. The amazing ideas never really came to fruition, however, we talked about it again while walking down stone mountain yesterday with chase (blog on that to come btw!). I needed a good 'finger food' dish to…
Read More

I mean… for sersiiusnly?

Yeah. for. seriously! That's how serious it is. So what is on my mind? Well for starters a lot of things. But I'll get started with this. I noticed the other day that I was on the elevatore and there was a gaggle of ladies all bundles up. They were all in there dark grey or black over coats shivering or what ever t is that people do and I was mearly standing there in my short sleve or long sleve t-shirt. what caught my eye was the fact that here were several people acting as if it were the plague of God and some sort of absence of heat…
Read More

Thanksgiving break-2009: Sniper Style Part 3 (The next day…)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Not just 1 or 2, but 3 dancing machines!"][/caption] Our week of thanksgiving bliss was trucking right along. I had good food and traditions with the Turner's and lots of rest and cooking in Dwood with the boys, so the only thing left was turkey time with the Birney's (Sniperjess' family). For those of you that know us...the Birney house is always an interesting experience. It's untraditional, and slightly unorthodox...but it's always a good time with genuine intentions from all. My growing time in Dwood lately lead to what I would call a "catch up" session when we got there. The adult beverages were poured and…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 2 (Thanksgiving Day)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Roosevelt, meet Turner"][/caption] In true Turner style the morning got started with a big plate of food and a lot of scrambling around. After breakfast Jess and I started in on the turkey, gravy base, and more chopping of vegetables. You'd think that after like three days of preparing food, we'd have all this mess done. That wasn't really the case. There always seemed to be more carrots, onions, celery, taters... oh wait. No potatoes to cut up those had already been taken care of and were in the fridge setting up. Oh, the taters! Let me describe the ways I love thee. Ok, I'm done.…
Read More

Thanksgiving break – 2009: Sniper Style pt. 1

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="159" caption="Maybe YOU should relax"][/caption] It all started with a trip to Burger King for some New Moon paraphernalia. I got Jess' place and we got ready and headed off for some sushi, time with friends, and a gaggle of tweens and/or begrudgingly happy boyfriends and husbands. The movie was ish at best. It was better than Twilight, but then again, Twilight was a pretty terrible movie. There were some decent fight scenes, a fast car or two, some sparkly "vampires", enough emo looks to make a rainbow cry, and and then some credits. That pretty much sums up the movie, or at least what I recall…
Read More