Fun / Gratitude Project


Last week, I stopped by a liquor store to pick up some vodka for homemade vanilla that we’re making for Christmas gifts. I stood in front of the giant wall of clear liquid that (literally) all looks the same, completely flummoxed. I’m not sure the employee appreciated my question as to whether the “cheapie vodka” … Continue reading


Almost 30 Birthday

You know, when I was younger, I had some strange ideas about birthday parties. When I was 18, a small group of friends and I donned eighties prom dresses climbed into Methuselah, an ancient RV that my parents had co-bought with some family friends, and we drove to eat dinner at El Chico in the … Continue reading

Adoption / Fun


Last, year, around my birthday, I picked up one of these: It’s a “One Line a Day” journal. You write one line a day everyday for five years so you can see how you’ve changed or what you were doing specifically. (Also, last year, I wrote this blog.)I usually write in it at night so … Continue reading