Winter has never been my favorite season, but I have to admit I've rather enjoyed these winter months. We've hibernated, sure, but that's not so unusual for us in winter. And in this household, the December holidays are followed by a slew of birthdays stretching across our coldest months. Add in Valentine's day, and there's … Continue reading Salutations February 2021
Reading, reading, reading. I turn to my drug of choice...
The best book I've read in months...
Happy season of love! I hear lots of people kvetching about the month of February and the persistent winter, but for me, February has always been celebratory. It's a season of birthdays - presidential and familial. And right smack in the middle, we get twenty-four hours devoted to the most driving force in all the … Continue reading Salutations February 2020
I love summer! I love playing in my garden, in and on the water, sleeping late or getting up with the sun, eating fresh vegetables, summer fruits, and ice cream! My list goes on and on - including an absence of the deadlines that hang over my head during the academic year. The freedom! It wasn't … Continue reading Salutations June 2019
Hey, hey it's my birthday! Happy birthday to me! And it is happy. My sweetheart will take me out for a special dinner this evening (and is even now buying a few new wines for me to try. I know this man!) I brought my friends a chance to get Come Back free today, just … Continue reading Salutations January-February 2019
In this debut newsletter - which I hope will be monthly - I thought I'd review what I read in April 2018. I long have envied a few dear friends who keep a reading list of books they've read - with notes and quotes that struck a chord. I'm more like several other friends in … Continue reading Salutations: April Reading