Noted in my journal on Monday, March 14: “getting clarity about my OLW – 1) living here. now. AND 2) feeling good about it. The connection of these two ideas seems like the point. the AHA!! moment.” When I (re) … Continue reading Present | March 2022.
A few weeks ago I wrote about luxury being the fulfillment of all five senses at once. I didn’t encounter that this week 😉 but I did have moments (plural!) that fulfilled a whole TGIF all at once … something … Continue reading TGIF | Late March.
…is not nearly as exciting as you might’ve imagined (if you even noticed I’d been absent for a week)! Mostly same old, same old: Knitting. Reading. Morning walks. But we did have visitors over the weekend. Our two favorite boys … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To.
I mentioned a few weeks back that I’d swapped my winter decor for spring. and that was true for all the living spaces I share with Marc. My study was still a mess (books, notes, notebooks!, yarn, projects … egads … Continue reading Spring Cleaning (ish).
I walked to the lake yesterday for the first time in months. The neighborhood’s planned “infrastructure improvements” tore up the sidewalks and then got stalled due to weather and materials. There were still a few bits of muddy no-sidewalk, but … Continue reading TGIF | Mid-March.
Luxury, I think, is the total fulfillment of all five senses at once. Rosamunde Pilcher, The Shell Seekers February was, for sure, a month of luxury. I saw smiling faces, signs of spring, stitches coming together to knit a sweater, … Continue reading Looking Back | February.
…in the very best way. The Women’s Prize Long List was announced this morning and I was surprised and delighted to learn that I’ve already read five of the 16 titles*. and I’d only heard of one other. Ten books … Continue reading Distracted.
Calendar March got off to a bad start around here; I was ready to say See Ya Later before we’d barely said Hello. So I’ve decided My March started Wednesday, and I still get 30 days! Thinking about … shedding … Continue reading TGIF | Hello March.
I finished up the last journal entries for my February finishes (here’s my 2022 shelf on Goodreads) this afternoon and spent a bit of time reflecting. It’s pretty clear that books and reading were my respite settling back into everyday … Continue reading Reading Better | February.
Many of you saw the news I shared on Instagram (and oh my goodness, the comments, texts and emails have been lovely, overwhelming, and most welcome) … we said Goodbye to Holly yesterday morning. Many of y’all didn’t know me … Continue reading Remembering Holly.