Gary and I bought these champagne flutes on our third anniversary. They are amazing. We were the people that used the good china every day and we always toasted with these flutes. Tonight it’s just me for the first time in a very long time. Gary was the one that taught me that when you…
Sitting down to glazed ham, mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts and a glass of Zinfandel. A toast to those that we have, those that we have lost, and those we will be blessed to meet. Happy Christmas!
Today is the winter solstice – the shortest day of the year. The one that has the least amount of time with sunlight. Today is also Gary’s birthday, the first since he passed. When we had just begun our relationship we were on a road trip with his family around the holidays. We stopped at…
Living room decorations
How it feels to be loved
Not too long after we got together Gary and I decided to try taking a cruise and see if we’d enjoy that type of vacation. We booked a short one – just seven days – out of Galveston to the Caribbean. We were both so nervous yet excited for the experience. The ship was huge,…
More balls please
I found some ornaments today that look like bubbles! They are clear but also iridescent like a bubble. The living room tree needed 150 more balls!
Dining room tree
Making progress on the dining room tree today!
Is hermitting a word?
I have hermit tendencies. When I was 20 I spent six months in a friend’s house living in his basement and never stepped a foot outdoors. A group of friends had an intervention and took me out to dinner which did in fact cause me to stop hermitting. In an effort to not become a…