Giving Away Books Sparks Joy

I mentioned Marie Kondo lately, and while I never did get around to episode 2 of the Netflix series, nor have I embarked on a large-scale de-cluttering operation, I can’t help but think about her, basically just from the zeitgeist. Most recently, she’s been given a hard time about de-cluttering books in an internet tempest … [Read more…]

Good Things

Another snow day!! This is getting ridiculous. I mean, I know and accept that there is just way too much snow coming down too quickly for school to happen, but I guess my quarrel is with the weather and its craziness. But of course the girls are delighted. Over the weekend we hiked all the … [Read more…]

Saturday Afternoon at the Mall

Oh, yeah. You heard me. And if you know me at all, you know that I really don’t like going to the mall (although looking for that old post spun me into a nostalgic rabbit hole of remembering shopping for M’s 5th grade Moving Up Ceremony dress, which seems a million years away after shopping … [Read more…]