From Snow Banks to River Banks
One of the many benefits of snowboarding/skiing is meeting incredible new people. If you want. I mean, there are definite times for solitude on the slopes. But sometimes you just wanna be more social. When you ride on days that are less busy (like I do — hitting the morning runs on weekdays), you can […]
Every year/snowboard season there is a day that stands out as exceptional. Sometimes it is a bluebird spring day where the time on the slopes is followed by a cooling beer on a deck in the sun with friends. Sometimes it’s a particularly perfect powder. Sometimes it’s exquisite views as the sun gleams through the […]
Appreciation in Big and Small Ways (that are also big)
Seven years and one month today. That’s how long I’ve worked for Automattic, helping people using WordPress.com create sites, e-commerce stores and enjoy app usage, etc. Every day I still wake up, excited that I get to work. And you know what? The company appreciates me, too. I just finished reading the book 365 Thank […]
Online Art Lessons
I wrote about this a bit ago, but I am finding my art lessons strangely relaxing. I am very thankful for online lessons that offer no pressure as I learn about scaling and shading and drawing in general.
This was one of my favorite finds this year. It’s perfect for our tiny abode. The utensil holder stacks the knives, forks and spoon leaving space for other items in the silverware drawer. Also, I haven’t gotten it yet (it’s on the wish list), but my daughter-in-law found a brilliant way to store spices. Magnetic […]
A Mickey Mouse ice cream pop is a huge treat for me. And this summer my husband found one locally and surprised me with it. That meant a lot to me. I enjoyed the treat another time a few years ago with a friend/colleague: And Chris welcomed me home from a trip one time with […]
Time With Mom P.
THE BEST MOTHER-IN-LAW A PERSON COULD ASK FOR