I'm thankful for my health and the good health of my family and my job (very grateful to be decently employed). This stands for every year I enjoy these things. This year, I am especially thankful for all of the fantastic books I've read; seems like a new and amazing book was published every week. For anyone looking… » 11/27/14 9:13am Yesterday 9:13am

I have a very, very specific fear that when I go to turn on the back porch light when it gets dark that I'll turn it on and someone will be standing right at the door, looking in. If it ever really happens I'll probably drop dead of shock, Mulholland Drive style. » 11/01/14 9:28am 11/01/14 9:28am

Couldn't happen to a nicer state. Cut funding, whittle away at all public health infrastructure, turn public education into a anachronistic joke, continually vote idiots into office, blah blah. Wrap yourself in an American flag and put a bible in front of your face, that'll protect you. Here in Atlanta, we took in TWO… » 10/15/14 6:14am 10/15/14 6:14am

so, wow, I've never even heard of this. Just looked it up and while I don't have most of the characteristics of synesthesia, I've assigned genders to numbers and letters since I was in preschool, and yeah, I just thought it was some weird thing I did. My kid does it too, just on his own, I never talked about it or… » 10/02/14 10:16am 10/02/14 10:16am

Exactly. My ex and I make an effort to get along because we love our kid, and he matters more than ego or bitterness or whatever. I see the kids of people who hate each other and fight like wolves during and after the divorce process and the result is just awful. » 10/01/14 3:25pm 10/01/14 3:25pm

Thank you for this. You just encapsulated ATL perfectly- we may be part of the South (and damn proud of it) but we are NONE of the stereotype of the South. My city is getting more vibrant, more trendsetting, more representative of the future every day. And the vibe at this concert was awesome. » 10/01/14 12:59pm 10/01/14 12:59pm