Christmas Eve 2017

Celebrated Christmas Eve with friends, old and very new.

Game day

Friends that used to hang out at the neighborhood bar don’t get out as much because they’re building families and moving just a little farther out of the city to have a yard. But every once in a great while, we gather and break bread, open bottles of wine, and play games and generally laugh […]

Easter cornhole

Easter was unseasonably warm. But the 70° allowed for eating our potluck dinner on the deck and ending the day with a round of cornhole. Semi-related: Ed found an inflatable ball in the creek. Talk about beachball warning messages.

A bit more Christmas

One last Christmas party with lots of food, gifts, friends and family. Bonus? I closed out the day sporting these warm feet.


Cathy’s Birthday


Worth the trip: The tap room at Mad Tree Brewing. Went last night for the release of their Thundersnow beer and enjoyed samples from their soon to open kitchen. The seasonal beer is rich—they say with ginger, nutmeg, vanilla and hints of cinnamon. Beer recipes are like horoscopes with me… You could say there are […]

Checking in on the grandchild

If Norman Rockwell was around, I’d like to think this is the scene he’d capture somehow.

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