T – 58 Days

I’m closing the book on another decade in fewer than two months!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! I’m taking solace in my new Peeps socks.             I have 20 things left to do on my list and am trying to talk myself into staying calm. I’m planning to finish Tender Is the Night […]

Feeling Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m celebrating with a Shamrock shake, green Peeps, and some Cranberries.                     I feel a little more legit about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day since discovering that I have a few Irish ancestors. According to AncestryDNA, I am 4 percent Irish! I couldn’t […]

In the Spirit of Easter

  Thanks to Daisy for reminding me about the Washington Post‘s annual Peeps diorama contest. Why do I forget about this every year? It’s pure genius. You must check out the diorama of Will and Kate’s wedding. And Daisy sent me this link that features TV show dioramas. Love Downton Abbey! Hope that everyone who […]

Return of the Peeps

  Sweet jesus, the Peeps are back. I halfheartedly glanced at the Valentine’s Day candy in CVS, and there they were. Bright pink heart-shaped Peeps. And just around the corner, there were my old friends, the yellow chick and purple bunny Peeps. For a minute, order felt totally restored in my life. It is a […]

Where Are my Peeps?

Something is amiss. There were no Halloween Peeps at CVS, and now there are no Christmas ones. I’m going to have to broaden my search. I can’t live through another Peeps-less holiday. And while we’re on the topic of mysteries…if you haven’t watched the new Sherlock Holmes episodes on PBS, you should! There are only […]