I know it is so boring to talk about my cat. But y’all, she is just so great. I came home from a fancy party early tonight because I was about to turn green, and this is what she does. “Do you have a tummy ache, mommy? How about if I lie on your knees … Continue reading
Flowers from my just-planted garden. I already have a hundred arugula sproutlings!
I’ve been feeling tremendously sentimental lately. I wish I could say, oh, I’m emotional about x or y, but that isn’t it. I’m just sentimental in general. Now, I have done some things lately that could be a logical source of nostalgia. For example, I’ve been missing my mom lately. And last week I unpacked … Continue reading
Guys, I may work from home these days, but that doesn’t mean I’m not working. I clock in about 6-7 hours a day at my desk, writing and working on educational consulting projects, and then usually another hour or more on projects for or meetings at the college. This has presented some new time-management issues, … Continue reading
All they need are thumbs! I am an awesome aunt!
This year, we are having organic, grass-fed ribeye steaks, sweet potato pie, and homemade biscuits. But as we cruised the mom and pop grocery (shop local!), I decided I couldn’t live without cranberries. Personally, I don’t think canned cranberry jelly counts as actual *cranberries,* but marriage requires compromise, right? I hope everyone has a day … Continue reading
All the men in my life have birthdays this week, so… I baked a cake! (Today was my mom’s birthday, too.)
See, I can raise things! I have to admit to my serious gardener friends that I bought these plants in 2-gallon pots a month ago. Our growing season is so short up here at 6000 feet, sprouts would never have a chance. It snowed on Memorial Day Weekend again this year. But. Just LOOK at … Continue reading
This is my cat, Monkey. She’s 5, and she is perfect. She knows exactly where to curl up on the bed. Also, she plays fetch better than most dogs. She’s pretty smart for a cat. My husband loves me even more because I brought her with me. She gets in trouble sometimes: she likes to … Continue reading