Never let it be said that the universe doesn’t have a sense of humour. Years ago, when Child was 7 (14 years ago!), he and I took a shine to a movie called Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. It’s a lovely story about mourning someone you love, and the absolute power and joy of a life […]

Cider? I hardly know’er!

Cider? I hardly know’er!
I thought, “It’s been a while since the gentleman associate and I have been on a multi-stop tour-full-o’treats. Where there’s apples for pie, there’s apples for cider, and that’s really all the information I need.

Vacation: All I Ever Wanted

Did you sing the title of this post? You totally did, didn’t you? Belinda Carlisle and the Go-Go’s are so much fun. I know, I’m the *worst*. But you know what that means, right? I’ve resurfaced! W00t! For me, vacation is a time to recharge my batteries, just like it is for everyone else. Usually, […]

100 Notebook Project

Who loves notebooks? Oh man, I have a problem. Every few years – or perhaps more randomly than that – I decide that I’m going to do a daily/weekly project that includes journaling of some sort. I bought The Happiness Project and did an at-home version of that. I read a chapter every month and […]