The complete lack of Other People’s Children is one of the best parts.
Seriously. I broke a toe within the first 10 minutes of being home (trying to change into comfy pants, in the closet, stubbed it on the edge of the floor on my way out), and then! I burned myself! ON THE STOMACH! on a hot baking sheet (fresh out of the oven, covered with shortcake […]
There are very few lawns in our neighborhood – almost everyone has replaced them with flower or vegetable gardens. There isn’t much grass, much to the dog’s disappointment, but there are lots, and lots of bees. On an average evening walk we will see at least three different kinds of bumblebees, tons of honey bees […]
On the recommendation of a friend from work, Matt and I headed up to Discovery Bay with the dog for the weekend. The recommended destination was the Chevy Chase Beach Cabins, and they fully lived up to the hype. Truly wonderful dog-friendly place to get away and stay for a weekend. Everything you’d ever want […]
Taken somewhere out by Arlington, back in… July?
The dogmonster turned 1 this past weekend, and finally got the backpack we’ve been wanting to get her all year. The day was spent hiking, foraging for mushrooms, and enjoying the company of some good friends from work (and enjoying the first real day off I’ve had for three long months). It was glorious. The […]
Jennifer Billig is an absolutely amazing artist. Amazing. Seriously. Anyone who can take a vague description and a call-phone photo of a headstone, and turn it into *exactly* what I had in my head is exactly that: amazing. Stage one of The Big-Ass Tattoo is done. I’m due to go back in September for part […]