This summer, as they all seem to, came and went in the blink of an eye. Since it was my first away from home and what was my routine comings and goings in California, I made sure to keep it as full as possible by planning trips and hosting visitors. A packed calendar made this season fly right by (how have I already lived here for three months?!), though I did experience a little lull […]
. . . and I must go. Over the past few days, I’ve (finally) gotten around to (slowly) pulling together the details from my trip to Portugal for an upcoming post. Yeah yeah [she says with a quick wave of her hand, eyes rolling], that Portugal trip I took six months ago. Procrastination at it’s finest, ladies and gents.
Ah, Halloween. What a complicated relationship I’ve had with you. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of the hype that surrounded this highly-celebrated holiday. It usually started somewhere in the middle of summer with the premature arrival of Halloween decorations in Target. And soon to follow was the excitement of picking out that year’s costume at Party City, carving the familiar jack-o’-lantern designs into our pumpkins in the front yard, then sneaking early pieces […]