Posts Tagged: Eli

Love from Eli, Carrie Fisher

27Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As the Mom of a houseful of Star Wars fans, I was sad to hear that Carrie Fisher died today. I know the Internet will be saturated with tributes to her, but I wanted to share our story, too. It meant a lot to me that she and her brother took the time to make… Read more »

A First Homecoming

29Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sitting out under the stars, waiting for Eli’s homecoming dance to end, I feel completely out of place. Dozens of much older-looking teens mill about in their Sunday best, making me feel even less like I belong here. My son is just a freshman. Fourteen years old. He doesn’t look like these young adults yet…. Read more »

Boo, y’all! Six Flags FrightFest!

12Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Confession time: I felt a little apprehensive about taking four teenagers to FrightFest at Six Flags Over Georgia. I know that sounds weird, but the commercials make it look exceptionally dark and scary. The show descriptions online are quite…macabre. And then you find out that you can’t even exit the park without walking through what… Read more »

Thirty Hour Famine

27Apr2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re going to have to forgive me because this might be one of the dumbest things I’ve ever said. (Which is saying a lot, because I’m kinda known for my ability to blurt out some really dumb stuff.) But, here goes… My two middle kids are participating with their youth group in World Vision’s 30-Hour… Read more »

Review: Andretti Indoor Karting Marietta

18Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Oh, I had the best reward “carrot” to dangle in front of my teenagers last week! I had media passes to attend a fun preview night before Andretti Indoor Karting opened their new Marietta, Georgia location this weekend. And I had more family members wanting to go than I had passes. So like any smart… Read more »