I'm going to be spending a week of the holidays in a cottage in the middle of nowhere with some of my favourite people. I just want to say Merry, Merry and have a fun-filled and safe New Year! I'll be back the first week of January with happy adventures and hopefully heart-warming tales. For … Continue reading This Year’s Christmas Special
We went back to Glasgow last weekend to help Dad and Anne decorate their tree and see some friends. The younger-than-us people sitting across from us on the train thought we were Mormon, because of Sarge’s beard. We figured they meant Amish, but further figured they were too drunk to compare and contrast. We arrived … Continue reading Nothing Says ‘I Love You’ Like WD-40
These are things I could do without next year. Just for the record. Insomnia/heartburn/bad stress. Who needs that? Even if it does mean blog posts can run through your head at four in the morning. My internal Editor. Shut up, seriously. When in doubt, let it out. Just do it. Write it/say it/send it. And … Continue reading A Do Not Want List For 2011
Ornaments courtesy of Mom's Annual Christmas Box and stuff from previous Christmas Boxes! What do your holidays look like this year?
There is Christmas shopping to be done, but I didn’t want to go out on Saturday. Strange, me not wanting to go out. I embraced this feeling and spent time reading books and poems, sometimes aloud. Sarge went out and came home with a haircut and a bottle of Kahlúa. And ingredients for a Backseat … Continue reading Back-seat Baking: Cider Doughnuts
I am a natural blonde. No, really. I have proof: It got lighter in the summer and darkened in the winter. By the time I was eight it no longer changed with the seasons, no matter how much lemon juice my Nana squeezed on my head. Maybe that’s why I felt such … Continue reading Back To My Roots
If you’ve already gotten what you came for, there’s no such thing as barriers. When love is good, nothing else matters. — The Savage Detectives, Roberto Bolano