November 2013

    Have you seen all the lovely advent calenders people have been making this year?  I see them everywhere, beautiful embroidered felt masterpieces that will be passed down for generations. Calenders with little gifts for each day, wrapped in homemade paper boxes and topped with miniature topiaries.  This is my favorite one, which I [...]

  A while back, I told you about my friend Graham(you can read that post here).  Now it's time to introduce you to his wife.  This is Jessica.  She's got the poise of Grace Kelly and looks of a Vargas girl. She does everything well.  She's always on time. When her son was a week [...]


About a month ago, I was driving in my car and listening to Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me on NPR when they mentioned that Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are falling on the same day this year.  They bantered about a couple names, like Thansksgivukkah and then they said this word: menurkey.  The mental image that immediately [...]

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