Once upon a time in 1994 there was a woman who had just turned 31 and had three amazing little children, all under the age of six. She knew Baby #3 was her last, and she was more than a little sad about that fact. For the first time in her young adult life, she […]
If you know me, you may know that I collect dishes and other assorted glass, among other things. My first and main love is jadeite, but thanks to Martha Stewart and Japanese collectors, it’s very hard to find the real thing, at least around my area of North Carolina. Because I use a lot of […]
This gallery will be added to, for sure. From The American Woman’s Cook Book, New and Revised Edition, 1952. (For those of you not fortunate enough to own a copy, the whole text can be found at https://archive.org/details/amricwomanscook00delirich. Picked this up at the thrift yesterday. I’m starting to really appreciate older cookbooks for their historical and […]
I’m here. More to come…
There’s a place in Hillsborough, North Carolina, a little to the east of us that we just call Daniel Boone. Unbeknownst to me until a few minutes ago, it used to be a theme park in the 50’s: Daniel Boone Railroad Yesterday, on the way home from work, I decided I needed a jadeite mixing […]
You know those historic places you drive by all the time, or at least you drive by the signs pointing in their direction, and you think, oh, that’s kinda cool, but you never actually GO there? Today we went to one. Initially, the plan was not to see a historic battlefield today. Initially, the plan […]
The Meds Aren’t Working Anymore… By Lisa Nellis January 10, 2017 Many of my family and friends know that I’ve struggled with mild depression, mixed with a little anxiety, most of my life. Between a prescription medication and getting married to the greatest guy I know, I’ve managed to tame it a great deal over the past few […]
My word for 2019: Create. My goal for 2019: Find my ikigai.