I heard about the marathon bombings on Twitter. I hear about most everything on Twitter. I had been cleaning the house, vacuuming under chairs, tidying up stacks of papers, when I checked in at the computer. Then, there I was, along with much of America, sitting, glued to the screen, Googling for more information, clicking […]
This week’s usual Tuesday post is coming a day early because it’s a little different from our usual chats and, instead of a recipe or a roundup, it’s a guest post up over at my beloved Seed + Water Blog. This post is fourth in a series Holly and Meagan have been running entitled “For […]
Hi, gang. Happy Sunday. I know, since last April, we’ve been keeping our chats mainly Tuesday and Friday affairs, but I hope you won’t mind my coming in today with one extra post because, mostly, I’ve got something extra to say. I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging.
Last Saturday night, at a time when most people our age were out with friends or stretched out on sofas, unwinding in front of TV screens, Tim and I sat across from each other at our dining room table, a laptop and a weekly planner before us, and discussed our menu for the next six […]
Turns out, for us, today is more than the first day of February. Today is the first day of our email newsletter, something we’ve hardly hinted at here on the blog before but that’s been in the works since the end of last year. A few of you noticed that we’ve had a signup button […]
Looking back at the last 12 months, I’m overwhelmed by the sheer breadth of life a person lives in one year. The trips, the work, the conversations, the movies, the driving, the meals: time keeps coming, and we keep spending it. Years flash through our fingers like sand, pouring quickly, quickly, and we never know […]
Christmas is always the time of year when our cup feels especially full, what with the visits to family and gifts being exchanged, but, in fact, it’s our entire month that’s been filled with good gifts. Around here, December has meant cloudy Sunday afternoons walking around downtown Franklin, cozy nights doodling and watching Christmas movies, […]
It’s almost Christmas! While we’re hitting the road for Ohio, we thought we might share a roundup of some of our favorite packaged snack-type products (proof that we don’t make everything we eat). When we’re road-tripping like we are this weekend, when we’re out for the night and want a snack, when we’re stuffing stockings, […]