I’ve joined a Sunday school class this season for an opportunity to dig a little deeper into Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; we’re reading The Redemption of Scrooge. Today’s discussion focused on chapter two, The Remembrance of Christmas Past and how … Continue reading Sunday Selfie | Sense of Touch.
I was a little late to the Mule Party because I was under the most mistaken impression that Mules were vodka drinks. But once I tried one with gin, and found a spicy ginger beer (that comes in diet!) … well, … Continue reading Cheers | Cranberry Mule.
If it’s Friday, this must be Alaska. Today’s travelogue is from Thursday, August 24 – the end of the cruise and the beginning of a long weekend in Anchorage. Our ship docked dark early in Seward and we boarded the … Continue reading Alaska | Anchorage.
…continuing with the theme: 1. Marc’s continued commitment to moving more. We went shopping on Monday for his second new pair of shoes this year. Walking 3.5 miles every morning wears out shoes! Here he is snapping a photo of … Continue reading Three on Thursday | Grateful.
Joining in with Kat and crew today to share about books and knitting. I haven’t told y’all how obsessed I’ve been with Andrea Mowry’s Comfort Fade Cardi – because until Tanis posted kits on November 3, I hadn’t found yarn … Continue reading Unraveled Wednesday.
Today’s poem is from a slim volume I bought in Sitka. The author owns the Sitka Rose Gallery, our first stop on the artist walking tour. It’s always a treat to buy a book directly from the author (and I’m thinking this one, which doesn’t even have a Goodreads entry, is going to be my micro press selection for the 2017 Read Harder Challenge). From the author biography in the back of the book: Eugene Solokov was born in Russin in 1964. He immigrated to the US when he was thirteen. He spent his teenage years in New York City, … Continue reading Tuesdays are for Poetry.
Christmas crafting :: knitting with friends :: coffee knitting (by myself) :: planning projects :: Friday night snacks :: sunrise on a morning walk :: great football Our weekend was full of many good things … hope yours was too! Continue reading Weekending.
Three miles down to the lake and back is my favorite Sunday morning workout. It’s quick (which is a good thing when I need to leave for church at 9:15) and quiet. There’s never much traffic in our neighborhood on … Continue reading Selfie Sunday | Morning Run.
When my sister was over last Saturday, we were talking cocktails (as we do), and she mentioned that this is Old Fashioned Week. Great, I thought, that will be the perfect recipe to share for next week’s Cheers – fully … Continue reading Cheers | an Old Fashioned.
Yippee – it’s Friday! In today’s installment of the Alaska Travelogue, it’s Wednesday, August 23. We travel to the Hubbard Glacier and celebrate my mom’s birthday and our last night on the ship. When we left off last week, leaving … Continue reading Alaska | Hubbard Glacier.