The past week has been a blur. Brain fog strikes again. All I want to do lately is curl up in my bed with the pup and a cup of coffee and read. But, all I've had the energy to do lately is lay in bed. I've done some Christmas shopping, and I can't wait … Continue reading

Intentional Soup

I have had a taste for soup this season. I've made potato and chicken noodle and tomato. I look forward to making chicken and dumpling soup later this autumn, and trying a new recipe - butternut squash. I've had butternut squash soup once, at a friend's house on New Years Eve 2012, and I want … Continue reading Intentional Soup


to august

August... is an incredibly hard month for me, usually. It brings back memories of people that I miss. This year, those memories are bitter sweet. My house is being worked on. Things are coming back together. Rooms look like rooms again. And, in the time of 2020, I'm able to call loved ones and check … Continue reading to august

The weather has broken, and I find myself with more headaches than usual. This past month has been difficult. Marshall became very sick seemingly within a few days. Jax, the puppy, is relentlessly playful and mercilessly teething. Marshall wants to play, but does not fancy being bitten. I have not finished a single book this … Continue reading

Social Distancing means books. But it also means the inability to focus on books. So, movies, maybe? But nothing about an apocalypse. Nothing too deep. Everything's too deep. So, a show, maybe? Eight episodes in. Are you still watching? Am I still watching? Probably not. Can't remember. So, cleaning, maybe? But cleaning out old items … Continue reading