Monthly Archives: January 2012
On February 1, 2011, I received an anonymous note informing me that for that whole month, I was going to be showered with love. Just because. True enough, for the whole month of February, I would walk out to my … Continue reading
“Dead men tell no tales.” It’s the creed of good pirates everywhere. Celebrating a 7-year-old’s birthday this weekend, we stepped aboard the Pirates of the Caribbean boat-ride at Disney World. DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES was scrawled on dungeon walls (in … Continue reading
I checked my phone as the plane taxied to the terminal in Austin. “There are NO FRESH FIGS IN AUSTIN! I’ve tried three stores and calling a fourth one now!” said one text. “What’s a leek? Help! I’ve never bought … Continue reading
At age twenty-six, I was hired (miraculously) as the head women’s volleyball coach at NC State University in Raleigh, NC. During the interview, the Athletic Director asked repeatedly if I knew what I was getting into (I didn’t). Would I … Continue reading
The million dollar egg.