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Life, etc.

  • Casa Nueva, Loved Ones, Remodeling

    A brand new year

    So far in 2016 we’ve put some money into making ourselves feel good in very everyday ways. After making endless rounds of coffee for large groups with our small French Press and…

  • Reading & Listening

    Bodice Ripping Fun

    I’ve never been a fan of romance novels. They were always too formulaic and the sex never really struck me as hot, more just…vague? Even as a preteen sneaking looks into my…

  • Reading & Listening

    Review: The Hollow Boy

    The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud My rating: 5 of 5 stars The third installment in the Lockwood & Co. series (one of my favorites) was fan-tas-tic! Stroud manages to write complex,…

  • Life, etc., Loved Ones, Right Now Rufus

    Sick weekend

    We all woke up with aches and pains on Saturday morning, so we had a quiet, mostly inside weekend taking care of ourselves by taking it easy. It wasn’t a bad time…