Posted in February 2012

Yearbook Yourself: My Mother and I

Yearbook Yourself: My Mother and I

I am likely years behind in this being novel, but I found the website Yearbook Yourself  yesterday and could not get enough of it. Remember my post about my mom’s veil?  Did you think we looked alike?  No, I didn’t either. But Wait. As a reminder, here’s my mom: Here’s me: Enter Yearbook Yourself. Mom: … Continue reading

Friend Update: K’s Design Team

Friend Update: K’s Design Team

Last week, I was overcome with an inexplicable urge to redecorate.  Strike that.  An inexplicable urge to decorate. I hinted at this in the introduction to my last post, saying that I was considering curtains and more.  As with most uncharted territory, I was feeling rather lost.  I considered hiring an interior designer to come … Continue reading

The 95/100 or 3/4 Grand Tour

The 95/100 or 3/4 Grand Tour

Following up on my overwhelmingly popular 1/3 or 3/4 Grand Tour (15 page views, baby!), I present our updated and much more livable apartment. I asked T how “finished” the he thought the decoration of the apartment is and was surprised that he didn’t answer, “It’s complete.”  He said 95%. I’d say we’re about about 75% … Continue reading

Wedding Reflections: The Veil

Wedding Reflections: The Veil

I wore my mother’s veil in my wedding. I post this picture in honor of my mother and in memory of my granny, whose middle name I share and whose life was too short. Though she and Papa H never saw me grow up, they were present with us on my wedding day.  I am … Continue reading

Saving the World: Part 2

Read Part 1 about reporting a dangerous street condition here. I just walked to my around-the-corner coffee shop again.  On the way, I passed a spot where I usually get a whiff of natural gas, which leads me to think, “maybe I should call the gas company to report that?” Only today, I did.  About 2-3 … Continue reading