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Two brief anecdotes

Jon, Leta, and I are spending a leisurely Saturday afternoon shopping at a nearby outdoor mall and hop into a furniture store just to browse what’s new. We test out a few couches, inspect a few coffee tables, and Leta admires several large pillows. She sees a gigantic floor pillow covered in a soft zebra [...]

Raymond Loewy Charcoal sugar bowl

Holly Becker over at decor8 puts together a collection of five interesting Etsy shops every week called Etsy Take Five Tuesday, and I have found some of my favorite Etsy shops through these lists. Last week I found Pardon My Vintage through her and purchased this gorgeous sugar bowl plus another couple of items to [...]

Salty

Little guy is really starting to show his gray, just noticed this faint strip on the back of his head. I swear to God, when Carol’s dog was over here the other day playing around with Coco, I heard Chuck groan and then mumble, “Toddlers!”

First day of Fall

Appropriate that it is pouring rain outside, and I’m going to go against everything I hold to be true and dear and say that it’s a tiny bit refreshing. Obviously an alien has abducted me and replaced the person you knew with someone who has wandered around all morning humming church hymns.