five favorites: the summer polar vortex and “little lamps”

(This photo has nothing to do with this post, I just thought this tiled wall was pretty at dinner the other night.) 1. Summer Polar Vortex You remember the polar vortex this winter? I was not into it then, but when the summer polar vortex drops the weather from the mid-nineties to the low-eighties, I… Continue reading five favorites: the summer polar vortex and “little lamps”

very hungry caterpillar

I’ve been a bookworm since day 1. Proof: So what has been on my Kindle or in my bag this summer? I started with Kristin Lavransdatter, which was a thousand stunning pages of Norway, family, religion, war, and drama. What else can you ask for out of literature? The scale of the book is enormous,… Continue reading very hungry caterpillar

rage against the airlines

Happy Fourth of July! I have been looking forward to celebrating the weekend with my brother for what seems like ages and was looking forward to his arrival yesterday in the early evening. Fast forward, and he has just departed Cleveland to arrive at 10am today… a city that was not in his travel itinerary.… Continue reading rage against the airlines