Another bow

Celebrated Casey’s birthday over a meal with close friends, enjoying the evening so much I failed to snap a photo. Which is a pity, because the lighting at Ché was really flattering. Alas! To living in the moment.

Reid & Richard

Cursory searches reveal I’ve known Reid and Richard since about May 2005, thanks to the early days of online journaling. Back when the internet was less… algorithmic. In all these years we’d never crossed paths and that was a shame. They were my first Facetime call, we send real-life packages back and forth from time […]

Surprise party

There was a surprise party and while the birthday grandpa got to unwrap gifts, it was an extra good excuse to see all the grandkids of these friends that feel like family.

A toast to a new home

Cathy closed on a new home so we broke out the champagne and celebrated.

Christmas Eve 2017

Celebrated Christmas Eve with friends, old and very new.

Shared birthdays

Here’s me and Richard, we’ve known each other 15 years but it truly feels like we’ve been friends a lifetime. We share a birthday on December 20th and were lucky to spend it bending elbows with friends and having some really tasty mini-bundt cakes. In the flurry of the holidays, it’s wonderful to have these […]

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.