Martee Rodi - Momoirist

My heart is on my sleeve. I am a mom of 6 (ages 10-21). I teach special ed kindergarten and first grade In Atlanta, GA. I wear two loopy ponytails. One of my talents is making nothing look like something. Here I go- my first blog.

Dissent is Patriotic

We protested in Charleston, SC today. Yes, It was hot. We protested the treatment of children immigrating to our country. Close the camps. I wonder why I protest. Am I contributing? How miniscule is my drop in the bucket? We protested today outside of Senator Lindsey Graham’s office. I have no idea if he knew […]


US magazine :(

What is better than people watching and a magazine when waiting at the airport? The Savannah airport is tons easier than the Atlanta airport, so relaxing might be an option. Mim and I hugged George at the security gate empty zig zagging path. He is flying to Maine to kayak with his dad. He returns […]


So I’m really upset with y’all

I’m writing this information for our children with eating disorders and our children without eating disorders- so that encompasses all the children. When I write children, I am including adults because ideally, we are all somebody’s baby. I follow this adorable person on Instagram Naomi @dietculturesucks. And she is pure delight. She was reminding me […]


Just a little happy

I’m home alone and feeling out what one does when home alone. It’s pretty fun. I cleaned some but I didn’t even finish-my own little act of rebellion. I didn’t even vacuum yet but I made sure to water my plants and move around trinkets and tchotchkes. I think it counts as cleaning if you […]


long weekends

May I always stop the car and take the pictures… I’m lucky. I have always had the ability to stop. To piddle. To look at cows or clouds. To listen to crickets. To wait while my child changed her shirt for the fourth time. To watch them jump into the pool as they scream “watch […]



Patty Griffin When It Don’t Come Easy 🎵Red lights are flashing on the highwayI wonder if we’re gonna ever get homeI wonder if we’re gonna ever get home tonightEverywhere the waters getting roughYour best intentions may not be enoughI wonder if we’re gonna ever get home tonight It is an emergency. 2011 and we were […]