thanksgiving in the valley

We spent Thanksgiving at my stepmother-in-law's house in the Shenandoah Valley. Daniel's dad grew up in this area, so he took my sister-in-law and I on a walk down to the river. The town was quiet, blanketed in fresh snow. At about this point on the walk, I realized I couldn't feel my toes. They … Continue reading thanksgiving in the valley

month in review: 11/2012

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

wishes

We're having a nice time visiting with family and friends-who-are-like-family this week. We made delicious turkey, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pecan pie, and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies for our Thanksgiving feast. This was my first time hosting - although I helped with the past two years' meal preparations - and it was a … Continue reading wishes

sup?

Hello. I'll be back to my regular blogging schedule next week (do I even have one of those?), when I'm weeping alone in my dark, basement house because all of my friends have gone back to Florida. Andrea (and her husband, Mike) and my sister, Jennifer, are visiting this week. It's glorious.

november moodboard

nov moodboard This month, I intend to enjoy: taking Skyline Drive over to Luray Caverns for a day of exploring loved ones coming to visit Green Bean Casserole on Thanksgiving all the books Daniel recommended to me: The Autobiography of Malcolm X, House of the Spirits, and The Madonna of 115th Street wearing boots all … Continue reading november moodboard