Dear Lance,

By Laura: Through great hurt and betrayal, you have become the visual manifestation for all of my anger, resentment, hatred and rage. I hate everything that you did to me. I hate that you still think you are a good guy. I hate that I still think about you at all. I am pissed that […]

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Happy Spring!

Spring has definitely arrived here in Jacksonville.  That means more activity is happening out here in the ‘hood.  I know…..hard to believe right?!  But, the streets have come to life.  People like to be outside in the sunshine when it hits 90-degrees here in early March.  However, they just don’t seem to like to wear shoes.  Now, one would think the […]

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Back from Costa Rica!

Buenos! Finally getting an update to you all since returning from a wonderfully restorative trip to Costa Rica – all made possible by the very amazing, and beautiful soul, Senora Sherrye (muchas gracias mi amigo).  There is so much to be said for the simple beauty of living by the way of the tides to help […]

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Moving Day!

I have two very sad things to report this week, my friends. The first being that the people next door have been evicted.  And while on the one hand, it has been truly wonderful to have some peace and quiet in the evenings – the sad part is, what in the world will I have […]

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Egg Explosion

Hey y’all!  Hope that February is treating you well.  I am anxiously awaiting the acceptance of a counteroffer on my condo this week – so keep fingers and toes crossed for me that it goes through!  It has been a busy week thus far back here in the ‘hood. Monday I was diligently in front […]

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February Update

Hey there.  Here is your first ‘hood update of February on the haps here in Springfield (per your request, I will try to get them out more often and with pics – I am now officially carrying my camera in my purse, like I am Nancy frickin’ Drew of the new century). So, the people […]

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Arrived in JAX!

So, now it is official – you will all now be receiving Laura’s Updates from the ‘Hood on a regular basis – the intention being to give you a grasp of the interesting folk you meet here in Springfield.  If you would like to unsubscribe, too bad ‘cuz I miss you and I need something […]

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Christmas Eve (yogi style)

By Laura: Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, All the yogis were chanting to Ganesha who rides on a mouse. The mats were hung to dry after being cleaned with care, In hopes that Shiva soon would be there. While seated in lotus at the front of my mat, I just […]

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