The Good Life
with a Southern Drawl

By myscoop2 — June 25, 2014

Birmingham

Wishing You Peace (3/19/2020) - peace. it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. it means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. This week more than […]
The Incredible Joy Of Missing Out (3/5/2020) - It’s a recent Saturday morning and today instead of letting a list of to dos and invitations rule my day, I’m opting out. I’m opting out of the coffee date, the shopping excursion, the party that night, the social media […]
The Best Of Alabama’s Gulf Coast (2/21/2020) - Do you remember the first time you saw the ocean? Remember how vast it seemed? Remember how calming and hypnotic the waves were? We often think of the beach as fun, but even more so it is healing. More and […]
And The Greatest Of These Is Love (2/14/2020) - Amor fati – it means to love one’s fate. It is a belief that to truly live and love and be the best human you can be, you must fall in love with life – all of it, the good […]
Vulgarity Is Ugly, I Stay In The Game To Fight It (2/5/2020) - I went to sleep the night of the Super Bowl, energized and joyful. I just witnessed two aging women perform their hearts out in one of the most fearless, grandiose displays of athleticism and sensualness while paying homage to Latin […]
5 Easy, Delicious Plant Based Super Bowl Recipes (2/2/2020) - Once again another American reason to dive into a platter of wings or cheese dip (as if there wasn’t some new reason every week;). Maybe you are trying to keep a New Year’s resolution, maybe you are looking for healthier […]
Vegan Nachos Recipe (1/27/2020) - Holy smokes! These vegan nachos are the BEST nachos I’ve ever eaten. Piled high with roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, pinto beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, corn, jalapeño, onion, bell pepper, cilantro, olives, chives, and a pepper-cashew sauce made in […]
The Gift Of Presence (12/31/2019) - I’ve been thinking a lot about presence lately. No, not presents, but presence rather. With all the distractions we encounter daily, from the ding of texts to rushing to get the kids here or there to Facebook updates to checking […]
The Real Story of Alcohol, My Story and Stories From Other Women (11/7/2019) - After I wrote my first piece on alcohol “Perhaps Mama Needs Her Wine Shouldn’t Be The Catchphrase For Motherhood” , the response was incredible. Over the last year and a half I have had hundreds upon hundreds of women message me […]
The Perfect Day In Lexington (10/12/2019) - Rolling green hills dressed in wildflowers, thoroughbreds grazing behind white fences that sweep along the highway, this is Lexington, Kentucky. Behind the obvious reasons to visit – horses and bourbon – there is a town full of charm, creativity, and […]