Dark nails, jacket


One day I caught my reflection in the window of the BART and was rather pleased and a little surprised at the person I was projecting. Look at me, standing … Continue Reading →

Hello bright pink bookmark

Undocumented events

  If one goes to a concert but does not Instagram it, did it really happen? By way of an update, here are some things that happened of which I … Continue Reading →

Charlie in the grass

Bluegrass in wine country

When last you left me I was ranting about the musicians Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott (I GUESS I SHOULD LINK HERE SO YOU CAN CATCH UP). Well it just … Continue Reading →

Lyric chalk graphic

Tim & Darrell

Warning: lots of YouTube videos coming your way. Save yourself some time and discover some great music by opening this playlist and jammin’ along. It’s a blog post with a … Continue Reading →

Creche in an alcove

Sorry for all the late-night cackling, neighbors

Before falling asleep one night, Richard and I were discussing the importance of finding the right customer base for a business venture we’ve been noodling on. You know. Like everyone … Continue Reading →

Skinny and fat leaves

Not fat, but not skinny either

So I saw someone post this article: 10 Struggles of Being Not Skinny, But Not Fat Either on Facebook, and I clicked through thinking, “Ah, a cute little throwaway post … Continue Reading →

Fox Theater marquee

PTX at the Fox

I may have mentioned before that I kind of like a cappella music. It just so happens that my wonderful husband, who I somehow tricked into also liking (some) a … Continue Reading →

San Francisco 1906 earthquake

Mr. Grumblepants

In the Midwest, we’re well-versed in severe weather: crazy storms, tornadoes, flooding, blizzards–we’re taught from a young age what to do in case of serious bad news from the skies. … Continue Reading →

Hot buttered rum

Sum up rum up

Remember that time in November when I was like, Blog All the Things! Lol. Shortly after that, a big change happened: at the end of November I was offered a … Continue Reading →

Moss Beach Distillery

Half Moon Bay

Ricardo and I were invited to go camping one weekend in October, but because we left all of our gear in Indiana and we’re too cheap to buy new stuff, … Continue Reading →