I didn't make it home for Christmas this year, but I came pretty close. We spent Christmas day at a family friend's childhood home in tiny Woodstock, Virginia. It was a proper country Christmas. We fed the hens, chased the guineafowl (that was mostly me), ate pot roast with mashed potatoes, and opened gifts by … Continue reading if only in my dreams
- to look a lot like Christmas!
I haven't really talked about the day to day here lately and that's really what this blog is all about. Here's an update on the past couple of weeks: I rediscovered my computer's Recycle Bin after accidentally deleting it two+ years ago. It feels good to know those 3,761 items are gone for good. A … Continue reading lately.
Things I'd love to get for Christmas: American Apparel California Fleece Cape Turquoise Magnesite Necklace by Boutique Minimaliste Preludes, Airs and Yodels by Penguin Cafe Orchestra Golden Ponies Chloe Triple Strap Flats Canning Jar necklace by Yellow Owl Workshop A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens (click … Continue reading Christmas list
A selection of verses from the Advent hymn, People Look East: Birds, though you long have ceased to build, guard the nest that must be filled. Even the hour when wings are frozen, God for fledgling time has chosen. People, look east and sing today, Love the bird is on the way. Stars, keep the … Continue reading people, look east
November is difficult to summarize because I can barely remember what happened before Thanksgiving. I think I'm finally at the point where calling these posts, " ...months in C-Ville," is unnecessary; I no longer think of my life here in terms of my moving date, which is a sign it really feels like home. Thanksgiving … Continue reading month in review: 11/2012