Difference in a day…

Saturday morning greeted us with some great sunshine, some occasionally cool breezes and overall some very moderate temp's. SO -- the BF and I were able to tackle a project we had wanted to do for a while.  And to boot -- we did it ourselves saving money (we had tried unsuccessfully to contract out … Continue reading Difference in a day…

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true Courtney fashion…

About this time almost a few years ago the BF and I were sitting having dinner in Long Beach and discussing the future.  During that discussion -- the decision to make the cross-country move was set in stone.  (technically, our discussion happened June 1st, so more than a few days ago) June 2nd I let … Continue reading true Courtney fashion…

Springtime flower love

Taught myself a new thing the other day (truthfully it was a reteach cause I did learn a few months ago but have since forgotten how to make them) how to make super simple crotchet flowers and attach them to my super simple hats. A photo would be good...but I don't have one for quick … Continue reading Springtime flower love

things I miss the most…

daily phone call(s) with my mom. the faces and voices of my friends and family. quick access to the beach (even tho I don't like sand and the water). saturday/sunday morning breakfasts at the Ocean Diner in Redondo Beach. nightly Disneyland fireworks. fresh & easy store shopping trips. the faces and voices of my friends … Continue reading things I miss the most…

A letter to Williams-Sonoma…

-- Sent via email on Monday, December 12th to Williams-Sonoma -- Hello -- I write to Williams-Sonoma today with a heavy heart based on a recent experience at your store in the Columbia Mall in Columbia, Maryland.  After letting the emotions settle for the weekend it is something I feel I cannot let go unmentioned.  … Continue reading A letter to Williams-Sonoma…

a trip to Southern Virginia…

Thanks to Groupon the BF and I had a wonderful extended weekend in Southern Virginia.  We spent two nights in Smithfield and two nights in Williamsburg. A fun filled weekend of historic places and things -- the Jamestown Settlement, Smithfield, Colonial Williamsburg, some great driving tours, passed a number of plantations, saw lots of cotton … Continue reading a trip to Southern Virginia…

wonderful weather…

it's been delightful the last few days.  The mornings have been a bit chilly, but nothing to serious. yesterday was one of the most lovely days I can remember in a few weeks.  In September we had only 2 'partly-sunny' days in our neck of the woods.  The rest was grey, cloudy and usually rainy. … Continue reading wonderful weather…