If we were having coffee, I'd tell you that yesterday, the crew and I tried to go out for an actual coffee. We even left the house while it was still morning. I was quite impressed with us. The idea was to have family time while perusing books. We drove about a half an hour, … Continue reading Coffee & Books I Didn’t Buy Yesterday
One of the things I love about blogging, maybe the first thing I love about blogging, are the connections we make with the people behind the blogs. I love the randomness, the silly and the serious, the excuses to connect. I'm answering these random questions because Becca and Gloria wanted to know my answers to … Continue reading Not So Random Connections
Seven years is a long time. Since my last post, people have been congratulating me on 7 years here. While I appreciate it, I haven't really done much with it in all those years. OK, so I got married and had a kid. There's that. But in terms of ass on seat, tell stories, and … Continue reading Like It Is
Hello! Picture it: A relaxed but working writer on her laptop in a coffeeshop. Sipping coffee and eating a complicated but delicious sandwich. Inspired by the coffee shop music of various conversations punctuated by random laughter and maybe some tears. Inspired by her coffee and her complicated but delicious sandwich. Setting the scene out the … Continue reading Where Everybody Knows Your Name?
We travel down to Edinburgh on Saturday and fly to New York on Sunday. Things have been a little hectic around here, but we are nearly ready to go. I'm looking forward to being on the plane. Planes are where I don't have to take any phone calls, charge any phones, or answer questions harder … Continue reading Finding Zen On An Ordinary Day
Today’s post was going to be about my ultimate stress-busters. A numbered list with keywords and phrases like What The Hell is Hygge? or Just Find Me, Google, Damn it! A (somewhat universal, but still rather personal) list that would garner such comments as: ‘Great post!’ b. ‘Your so funny!’ iii. ‘Can I have tea … Continue reading Driving Through Doors
If we were having coffee, I’d tell you it’s like October here today, but the sun’s trying to come out. Neil and Isla have gone to the shops, and I’m here on coffee and ready to share. Settle in. We went to a pop-up market in town this week and spent too much on mojito … Continue reading Coffee & Current Reads