Did I Say We’re Moving This Year?

Did I Say We're Moving This Year?
What I meant was: we’re moving twice this year. Our landlord is moving back into this house after many years, so we have to find a temporary place to live before we actually move south this fall. What we’ve discovered in apartment hunting is that we’ve been truly spoiled with our rent here; we have a nice smallish house in ...

Top 10 Moments in NYC. #8 Will Shock You!

Top 10 Moments in NYC. #8 Will Shock You!
1: Seeing Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Neil Patrick Harris. (I’d love that show with anyone, but still.) I was so excited during the show I kept crying. And how could I not get the Hedwig towel?? 2: Our brunch cruise on a small 30s-era yacht (ok, it was a reproduction) that circumnavigated Manhattan Island. This picture is titled, ...

So many beaches.

So many beaches.
We’re home from vacation! We managed to plan our return at the ideal time, too; Minnesota suffered another horrible cold streak while we were gone, but we arrived home just in time for the warmup. It’s been gloriously spring-like the last couple of days. It’ll take me a while to get around to writing more, so here are some of ...

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.
It’s time to catch up! Now that the many holidays are over (I say that because we had five Christmases this year), my thoughts have turned to vacation-planning. I mean, a minimum of 30% of my brain is occupied with vacation planning or scheming at any given time, but even moreso when our customary February escape-from-the-cold is approaching. I believe ...