Amanda Talk

That Other 7%

~ by Amanda Enloe ~ So 93%of the time when I do something stupid, or exercise my poor decision-making ability, I am comforted in the knowledge that I am sure that this is not the first time something like this has happened to someone. I know other people have burned dinners, tripped and fallen in…

Elevator Time

~by Amanda Enloe ~ I’m awkward, and I know this. And I know I make socially awkward comments much more frequently than I should. More than just about any other person on this planet should over the course of their lifetime. But today I actually shocked myself. Getting into the elevator at one of my…

We will call this “How to meet a man, Plan B”

~ By Amanda Enloe ~ Typically when I run Wash Park, I randomly select a fellow runner and pace them around the loop. Tonight I was running with ‘orange shorts’ and after a few miles he proceeded down a street I hadn’t been along before. I figured he was making an extra long loop and…

A Lesson in Paying Attention:

Sometimes There’s Syrup ~ by Amanda Enloe ~ Early one afternoon my son Gavin asked me, out of the blue, what my best and most secret recipe was. If I am being transparent, I’m not the best cook, unless you like everything crispy and sort of Cajun-style, including your pancakes..  But at this exact moment…

Pulling an Amanda: The Highs En-Loes

~ By Amanda Enloe ~ I delivered my very first presentation to a very important office, on a day where my boss was doing a field ride with me and evaluating my performance. My presentation completed and it was spot on, I could feel my confidence soar to the point that it began to manifest…

Dessert Menu

~ by Amanda Enloe ~ Some girls play hard to get, I seem to play hard to want.  Some girls get asked, “Why are you single?” Not me. Men that I’ve gone out with probably have enough material to write a chapter book listing out the reasons why I am still on the market. If…