Yesterday I took a day off work and spent the day in the woods.
Midway between Christmas and New Year's, I find myself taking a look around and feeling incredibly blessed. 2011 has been a good year for me; I learned a lot about myself and the people in my life. I had to make some tough decisions this year, impacting relationships, work life, and home life, and I'm… Continue reading midway
On Thursday evening/Friday morning, I got sick. On Saturday, I felt a little better, so we started prepping for Christmas. I spent something like 20 hours in the kitchen this weekend, baking cookies & jam tarts for work friends. The marathon baking session was broken up by sleep (of course), but also by some other… Continue reading making merry
So here is something funny. On Wednesday night, my cats were acting weird. Normally they look like this: They are kind of fat and lazy. But on Wednesday they were on their toes in front of the pie safe* in the dining room, trying to get under it. I assumed they'd lost a toy down… Continue reading where is samuel l jackson when you need him
I spent a lot of time outside this past weekend, which was wonderful. I made a garden (and accidentally touched a bunny in the process), watched birds devour a sizeable amount of feed, watched a chipmunk hide in my shed and geocached. Some photos from the geocache trip:
If we are friends on Facebook, you are probably tired of me talking about the Afghan Whigs. Too bad, because they are awesome. I love them. Their album Black Love has been in heavy rotation for the past few days. It just makes me feel that kind of heavy, sick feeling you have when you're… Continue reading some things i have been thinking about today
I have been having lots of fun with photography apps for my iPhone. Look: Plus I have been taking some pictures with my actual camera: I have been kind of obsessed lately with the way things fall apart. I drove around for a while on Sunday taking pictures of old farms and the abandoned site… Continue reading some things i am excited about