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Monthly Archive for May, 2012

Third Time’s the Charm

Well, we’ve done it again.  Not only are we moving — we’ve already switched houses!  Confused?  Check out our first house-buying adventures from two years back, when we offered for the Wrong House before we found the Right House. Now we are leaving our beloved Right House for a new house in a new town.  The second […]

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This is what I’m working on this week: The paint is ASCP Emperor’s Silk.  I won’t tell you what the piece is!  But I have to finish it before we move, because it can’t come with us (alas!) so stay tuned…

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Firstly, do not buy a dining set without taking your partner along.  You will need his help, if not his advice. Secondly, do not buy a dining set while your large puppy is with you.  He will make it harder to get the chairs in the car.  He might run around the yard.  He might […]

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Tonight’s Tea: a rosy review

I really like roses.  The color, the aroma, even the flavor.  So of course I love rosy teas. What I don’t like are teas that bill themselves as rosy, and are full of rose hips or hibiscus instead; typically, these teas have a lovely pink hue and a bright, sweet-tart flavor and very little to […]

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No desk I try is ever quite right for me.  I’m short, and I’m an untidy worker. The spinet desk I used in our last apartment was too constricting.  There was no room for my teacup! The antique table I’ve been using here is better, but its one-drawer storage is inadequate. For a long time, […]

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May Moon

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…and this happened

Details will be forthcoming.

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Happy Birthday!

On Monday, April 30th, my Mama turned 70. On Tuesday, April 31, my Mama turned cartwheels. I can’t wait to see what she gets up to at 80! (Pictures taken with Instagram on my iPhone.)

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