Tag Archives: home

#20: Attend a community outdoor concert

Ten years ago my husband and I moved to a suburb on the west side of the city.  After renting an apartment on the east side of town for a few years, then living in a townhouse for a few … Continue reading

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#73: Take a bath in our ‘new’ tub

My sweetie and I purchased our current home nine years ago, from the original builders who erected the structure in the early 1980s.  A modest three-bedroom, one-and-three-quarter bath, split level floor plan located in a safe neighborhood, the house provided … Continue reading

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Start of the season

Yesterday afternoon the first holiday cards of the season arrived in our mailbox.  As I opened each envelope, I smiled at the friendly faces grinning up at me from the photo cards, and at the personal messages written specifically for … Continue reading

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Hoarding

For the past week or so my fellow citizens and I have been experiencing an Indian summer: temperatures in the high 70s (F), deep blue skies and fluffy white clouds, amazing leaf colors… it’s been absolutely divine. Yet while some … Continue reading

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WFH

Today I worked from home.  I don’t do this very often (once every 3-4 months or so), but occasionally spending a day in my home office instead of my city office is a nice way to shake up routines, give … Continue reading

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Special delivery

I was sitting in my office this afternoon when the doorbell rang.  I debated whether I should answer it; usually the only time we get an unexpected visitor at the door is when: 1) a middle-school kid wants us to … Continue reading

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Impromptu irresponsibility

As I walked to the mailbox this morning to collect the newspaper, I was struck by how amazingly beautiful the weather was.  The sun was out, the air was in perfect balance of fresh-yet-warm, the bushes in our front patio … Continue reading

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