• Last days of summer and this week’s grocery cart

    Here in Hipville, it’s the little things that are highly anticipated and become a big talking point. Like the season change, for instance. Last Thursday was the first day of fall and to make her point, Mother…

  • Just wonderin’

    You know what? I thought I would have lots more photos to share but I’ve been mostly car-less and housebound, hence not many photo opportunities. Anyhow, here are a few. Hope you enjoy them and have a…

  • Randomly yours

    Well, the good news is they found my bags. Finally!! After a spectacular 26-hour wild goose chase. I won’t bore you with the details. Suffice to say you can count on the airline hearing from me loud…

  • waiting in the sauna for Tiger

    So here we are, sitting around in sauna weather waiting for the Year of the Tiger aka the Big Food Fest to begin. Dare I say the sun is a ridiculous 95+ degrees that feels like 120…

  • lame duck and cups of tea

    Woot, glad the long weekend is here… finally! Aren’t four-day weeks just the greatest 😉 ? On top of that, I’ve had Steev home with me and we’ve been drinking ourselves silly. Yep, he’s just rediscovered his…

  • we’re cool ;)

    My kids love air-conditioning. They can’t stand the heat. In fact, we’re so warm-blooded we sleep with both the fan and air-conditioner going full blast every night. We wear short-sleeved pajamas, and our blankets are only for…

  • fever, cookies and reunion

    Skye came down with the flu Thursday, fever, cough and running nose. Her teacher called to have me pick her up from school. She’s the only teacher I’ve ever come across in my kids’ school lives combined…