On twilight walks…

Our neighborhood is great, and there is an ineffable quality that comes out in that thirty minutes between when night is falling and day is done. The slowly failing light makes the azaleas and dogwoods seem brighter. The nice weather makes everyone more amenable to chatting and making introductions. Right before everyone returns to theirContinue reading “On twilight walks…”

This week I’m reading:

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester One of the things I’ve been reading this week is The Professor and the Madman about two of the many makers behind the massive Oxford English Dictionary that took seventy years to compile. One of myContinue reading “This week I’m reading:”

Turning our house into our home, part 1 of many

My husband and I bought a house almost exactly a year ago. Actually, we found out we were having a baby on a Tuesday and learned that our offer on our house was accepted on a Wednesday. It was a big week for us. I was pregnant when we moved and got big and awkwardContinue reading “Turning our house into our home, part 1 of many”