A Discovery of Witches…

Not too long after I had moved to Maryland I was lucky enough to help co-create (sort of) a book club.  We've read about 4 or 5 books (I missed a few in there, hence my uncertainty of how many actual books we have read) including The Help (very much enjoyed) and most recently A … Continue reading A Discovery of Witches…

riding a bike downhill…

I saw a young boy riding his bike down the street this afternoon as I sat by the big bay window and enjoyed the pleasant day, taking some time to read my book. We live partially up a hill.   The boy was riding his bike to the community pool at the bottom of the hill.  … Continue reading riding a bike downhill…

bug bites, bbq’s, an engagement and more…

Well my first 4th of July on the East Coast was a great one, as the title sort of puts out there.  The only thing I wish i could change...the bug bites.  I am COVERED in them...my face, my arms, my legs, my back.  Seriously, I hate them.  I've got to get better about my … Continue reading bug bites, bbq’s, an engagement and more…

been busy…but good busy…

the fact that it's been pretty damn hot (I'm being nice) has kept me from doing much over the past few days.  When I wasn't sitting in an air-conditioned home office (thank you current employer for that!),  I was driving home as quick as the speed limit lets mewith the a/c blazing in the Vue … Continue reading been busy…but good busy…

book club…

I'm part of a book club -- and I'm super happy about it. Our first book, The Help. I had a whole moment of -- I'm going to post a nice long blog about the book club, and as soon as I saw this blank white box with the blinking cursor my mind went just … Continue reading book club…

a ride into the city…

joe and i took a metro ride into DC yesterday.  it was a lovely day -- other than being a bit overcast.  it's a bit of a small success for me too.  my first trip on the metro, without the boyfriend.  without the 'from here' travel guide.  i was on my own, and it was … Continue reading a ride into the city…

Jane Eyre…

a book I read in high school -- at least i remember having the book, i remember very little of actually reading it. started it last week and can't say how much i love this book.  i'm very excited to see the movie -- i do remember sort of seeing the movie way back in … Continue reading Jane Eyre…