Author Archives: meganrhyne

Revving up Fast Tammy

  Though the sky was leaden and the rain fell steadily, the rolling hills of Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond were studded with the pale pinks, greens and whites of spring, as Beth, Jim, Ellie, Rebecca, Mike, Dell and I gathered … Continue reading

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Needed: self-frying potatoes

Question: How many many projects at a 4th and 5th grade science fair will involve using a potato as a battery? Hypothesis: Three of approximately 45 projects will involve using a potato as a battery. Experiment: Stuff hands in jacket … Continue reading

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Would you like to dance?

Greetings, my lovely family! It is with alacrity that I cordially invite you to join me in a turn about the ballroom floor. A sojourn of serpentine steps in simple but sophisticated symmetry to the subtle but sultry strains of a string symphony … Continue reading

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Take that, y’all!

Congratulations to Susan and her Villanova Wildcats: the 2016 Family Challenge (oh, and NCAA Championship) winner! I suffered several blood-pressure and/or heart attack events during that game, and while I wish things had turned out differently, it was no doubt a … Continue reading

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Game on!

Whoa there. Kinda fell off the face of the earth there. I must have been kidnapped by Vespa Solidarity and made to join forced scooter marches through rough Indonesian terrain, crowded city streets and picturesque waterfalls. I wish.   The Elite … Continue reading

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I forget about my troubles / when I’m riding on my Bubbles / in the morrrrning

Have you met Bubbles? Bubbles is Mike’s 50th birthday present to his ever-nagging, long-suffering, only wife. She’s a black Vespa that has made my daily trips to the Williamsburg post office much more enjoyable. Since I’m now in the two-wheel … Continue reading

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All the shingle ladies

Everyone who had a heart attack watching the first round of games, raise your hand. Me!!! What was your favorite heart-attack moment? The Cincinnati basket at the buzzer that didn’t count? The half-court prayer that doomed Texas? How about Yale … Continue reading

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