Rusty's Ramblings

I performed a genteel southern curtsy and made a gracious exit

June 17, 2013

Good morning Atlanta. Took a VIP tour of CNN this AM. Did NOT get to meet Wolf or Anderson but I did get to meet the Weather Guy … I didn’t know him but the ladies on our tour were thrilled to have their pictures taken with him. TWWNCBUIP’s phone quit working yesterday. Our drive […]

Plantations, Pirates and Harry Potter …..

June 16, 2013

The Final Installment of the Great American Road Trip with the nephews AKA Pirates, Plantations, and Potter is now fully underway. I realize that this is the third year running that I’ve said this will be the last of the Nephews’ Road Trips but surely this will be as Graham starts college in the Fall […]

Seems I left you hanging at the end of Day 1 in NYC ….

February 1, 2013

It got a little hectic, losing my camera, attending conference meetings, eating Italian food, and listening and watching showcases of music, theater and interpretive dance in and around the Hilton. So to bring you up to speed, I’d like to tell you how happy I was when a kindhearted good Samaritan person found my camera […]

And we are off to the APAP Conference in NYC

January 11, 2013

Overcoats, sport coats, undershirts, long-handled underwear, mittens and my new scarf, hand knitted by my d-i-l, Mrs. Chicken Boy.  Traveling to NYC in the dead of winter. I needed a camera to help me remember the stuff I might see (quite conveniently Santa brought me a new camera), a computer for note taking, as well […]

… café au lait at Cafe du Monde or brunch at Mr. B’s Bistro?

July 18, 2012

We rolled into New Orleans at dusk and intended to surprise Lizzy at her workplace “Oak” but she surprised us instead by not being at work. Coworkers told us that she had a music gig that night. We decided to stay for dinner and were happy to find that this was one of the best […]