Giving Thanks

Peanut gave thanks last night for his holiday leftovers. Personally, I love his manic, “I just got a turkey bone” face. It looks like he got away with something he doesn’t want us to know about. Even though Scott handed him his prize, and I was happily documenting.

17 Again

In 10.5 short hours, my best friend from high school will show up on my doorstep, and I’ll be transported to the mental state of a seventeen year-old.  I’m pretty excited about that.  It’s not that I want to be excessively giggly or dramatic, which I think we both avoided fairly well for teenage girls. …

Home Again, Home Again

Going home is one of my favorite things about each day.  I like to think that I’m somewhat adventurous, but no matter where I’ve been or how much I’ve enjoyed being gone, it’s good to step inside the door, greet my dog, and be home. Every once in a while, I wonder if I love…

Summertime ADD

Happy thoughts at the moment: fields, the World Cup and Wimbledon, and my front porch. I’m actually pretty predictable in the “happy thoughts” department… except for the World Cup.  That one’s a fluke. Perfect evening plans: time on the porch and a viewing of Field of Dreams. Perfect soundtrack to current daydreams: George Winston’s Ballads…

Quality Time with my Porch Swing

Yesterday was my second sick day in a year.  I did actually go to work for two hours, but then I retreated to my couch and spent a vast majority of the day sleeping, which is exactly what sick days were made for.  Sometime after coming out of that coma, I ended up on the…

When Planets Align and Pants Don’t

Okay, so I don’t really believe in the whole “when the planets align and the world is a perfect place” thing, but it does make me smile when things just seem to work out. I had such a good Monday, and Tuesday is turning into a winner as well.  Why?  It’s one of those times…