Welcome to the Bieber Hood

Originally published February 21, 2014.

There’s a good chance I might run into Justin Bieber at Publix this weekend because he moved into my neighborhood. Okay, so maybe not exactly my neighborhood, but definitely my neck of the woods. He signed a three-month lease on Dallas Austin’s iconic mansion and quietly moved in last week because, you know, he doesn’t want to draw attention to himself or anything while he’s house hunting in Buckhead. Because living in a place that looks more like the Star Ship Enterprise than an actual house isn’t conspicuous or anything. read more

I Am Finally A Southerner

Originally published February 6, 2014.

I’m not sure, but after three decades below the Mason-Dixon Line I think I am finally a Southerner. Either that or I’m suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder because I just heard rumor (a.k.a The National Weather Service forecast) that a fast-moving winter weather system is expected to pass through metro Atlanta tonight and I am FREAKING OUT! Words like WINTERY MIX and SNOW and BLACK ICE make me HYSTERICAL and no, it does not matter that tomorrow calls for sunny skies and temperatures that promise to reach well into the 50’s… must…buy…large…quantities…of…toilet…paper…When snow hits Atlanta, bad things happen. BAD THINGS HAPPEN. read more