I feel like the entire world has brightened a bit over this past week. The weather is warming and we are getting our first taste of spring. This past week, I officially returned to my full work routine for the first time since bringing home our little puppy, and while little Miss Sabine likes to lay on the guilt whenever my attention is directed to anything other than her, all is going wonderfully well.Read More
The cold has been the essence of unpredictability; the rain incessant. Here we are, mid-February, in the ever-inexplicable window during which the world wishes to welcome spring, but winter continues to drag on.Read More
Once upon a time, I used go to my best friend's country house and spend long, winter weekends with her and her family and their dogs, horses, and cats. She had her driver's license and that was a really big deal. Going to Walmart alone? Even bigger. We watched a lot of movies. We did each other's hair. Her mom was an amazing cook. She and I made french fries together.
All of these memories, and so many more, erupt in my mind in true tsunami-style every time I smell almond extract.Read More