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One lesson at a time

Last night I sent Jon on a walk with the dogs while I gave Leta a warm bath, and after successfully washing and rinsing her hair, a feat on par with giving a manicure to a bucking bronco, we spelled words on the side of the bathtub with a set of letters made out of [...]

Large organizational clothespin

This clothespin was an anniversary present from Jon, something he found at a local Pottery Barn (and something I cannot find on their website). I have it sitting on my desk and use it to hold mail and other things that need to be addressed. This works better than a folder because the folder hides [...]

True blood

And now whenever I see a vampire flash their fangs I’m going to think that although they want me to believe they’re being fierce, all they’re really doing is reminding me of a certain someone who is good at balancing appliances on his head.


There is a retaining wall that lines a pathway next to the eastern portion of our house, and it’s covered in this climbing plant (ivy, maybe? I’M NOT SO GOOD WITH PLANTS). I’ve seen my fair share of “This Old House” and know that it’s not good for the infrastructure of anything to have a [...]