Archive for March, 2012

springtime nesting

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Although Google kindly reminded me of the first official day of spring, it’s already been feeling like summer. Either way, it was time to put away the last of the crimson-and-cream accents left hanging around from the winter holidays, and replace them with a fresher palette. Since our apartment provides minimal storage space, I only [...]

triple friend score

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Look what came in the mail from my oh-so-thoughtful Hannah friend! The back of the mug lists the scores for the whole Scrabble alphabet, and the mug’s bottom is stamped with a double letter score. I totally love it (obvs) and am adding it to my work desk mug collection for my daily dose of [...]

the gospel of readers

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Seeing authors speak is among my favorite things. In fact, if I were to compose my own Sound-of-Music version of “My Favorite Things,” it might include a line like, “Raindrops on windows and good books worth reading, Mittens on kittens and writers worth meeting… (these are a few of my favorite things). This week, I [...]

some updates

Monday, March 5th, 2012

I’m giving my blog a much-needed kick in the pockets. Here, “pockets” is the polite form of derriere. Or perhaps the result of working with too many preschoolers (read: “Sit on your pockets! Criss cross applesauce!”) Anyway, the neglect is over. (For now…) But really, I’m going to try better. My best. While I was [...]