A month ago, I was busy making plans. Buying a house, taking a road trip with my family, and recommitting to making time to do the things I love most. It sometimes takes my breath away how quickly these things, which I imagined were inevitable, have been snatched away.
Back in October, I wrote (briefly) about the importance of being prepared. Fast forward a few months, and I sit here wishing I’d taken my own advice. I’d been hearing the news about the spread of coronavirus, but it wasn’t until the first cases in my county were identified just two weeks ago that the …
Leaving you with a tiny slice of nature.
Novel coronavirus. COVID-19. The 'Rona. Whatever you choose to call it, the disease has upended our lives in ways many of us hadn't thought possible.
Visiting Duke Farms' year-round Orchid Range is surprisingly simple (and have I mentioned free?).
I think about goal-setting a lot, and each time I engage in the process of building a plan for the next year, I'm always surprised to see how each of my goals is informed by the others.
While I’m still focusing on becoming a more skilled embroiderer, I don’t think I can entirely resist the pull of variety and enjoying knitting, quilting, and sewing projects too. Here’s what I’m planning on tackling over the next few months.
For the Record is a look back at the month that was: I share my current obsessions, future plans, and other snapshots from a well-lived life. Note to all my fellow first-time homebuyers out there: the waiting’s the worst. While it’s the shortest month of the year, February felt like it lasted a thousand …
The ol' tube has been keeping me company as I work on some personal projects. Here's what I've been watching lately:
If I'm being honest, living in the West turned me into a bit of a trail snob.