Goodbye, Summer

My birthday has always marked the end of summer for me. Despite the first day of autumn occurring closer to September’s end than its beginning, the first day of September seems to demand its arrival. In the spirit of bidding summer an official farewell this week, I give you a photo series of my birthday … More Goodbye, Summer

Happy 4th of July!

“May it be to the world, what I believe it will be … the signal of arousing men to burst the chains … and to assume the blessings and security of self-government. That form, which we have substituted, restores the free right to the unbounded exercise of reason and freedom of opinion. All eyes are … More Happy 4th of July!

84 and Loving It

Four years ago, we celebrated my Gram’s 80th birthday with a surprise soiree. Yesterday, she turned 84, and still doesn’t look a day over 50. Because desserts are the best, we had a dessert celebration in her honor.* *And perhaps I’ll post soon about the delicious cream puffs I decided on a whim to make. … More 84 and Loving It