…and it’s Trader Joe’s on a weekday morning. The aisles are empty, the shelves are stocked and the cashiers are even perkier than usual. It’s wonderful.
Random observations, sights, photos and more.
This past summer, my husband and I visited lots of National Parks Sites: White River National Forest, Dinosaur National Monument, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, with long drives through Ashely, Custer and Gallatin National Forests. What can… Read More ›
When I was in fourth grade, there was a really cute kid named Alex in my class. One day — perhaps it was during a boring fractions lesson or while learning about the history of Virginia’s Piedmont region — I caught… Read More ›
Today during my lunch break I was fanaticizing about my dream life: Kayaking on a lake, picturesque farmers’ markets on sunny Saturday mornings, effortlessly hiking Alpine summits in spring, biking through fields of wildflowers, a colorful dinner table surrounded by… Read More ›
But I was still excited for the view. Oh well. Only five more days until vacation. I can’t wait! Oh. I had to quit the Adkins Diet. A life without carbs is just not worth living. After two weeks of… Read More ›
I think one of the signs that you’ve officially become an adult is that comfort and safety becoming more important than looking good. Or maybe it’s that embarrassment doesn’t enter the equation as frequently as it does when you’re a… Read More ›
I’ve been working so much lately that I kind of forgot that life should be enjoyable as well as profitable. Also, winter tends to take me down a dark, frigid hole of existential dreariness. Dramatic sounding, I know, but then I’ve always… Read More ›
I’ve always been fascinated by small, enclosed spaces. When I was little, I liked creating these miniature drawings of make-believe ladybug, fairy, leprechaun and elf worlds transpiring under ordinary mushrooms, flowers or blades of grass that towered over the tiny creatures they… Read More ›
My coworker just happened to have an extra sun lamp lying around and she lent it to me for the winter season. We’ll see how this goes.