sharp objects

This book was ok. For as short as it was (about 250 pages), it took me a while to read. The story was about a female reporter who returned to her hometown to cover a story about the murder of two girls, but really it was about the main character’s …

lizzy’s back

Lizzy’s back problem has returned. It’s not as bad as the last time (nearly three years ago), but she’s definitely having problems getting around. I took her to the vet today and they confirmed my suspicions. The problem is in the same place as last time (lower back), so the …

giving thanks

The other month at the liquor store, a new brand of gin (from Philadelphia Distilling) caught my eye. Since it was from the great state of Pennsylvania and had a mail-in rebate associated with it, I gave it a go. I dutifully sent in my mail-in rebate. Yesterday, I not …

tea for two

My Mom invited me to a tea to benefit the Friends of the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. It was her birthday today, so how could I say no? Interestingly enough, we were seated at a table with two of my former high school teachers. The one said that I was …

little drummer boy

Jake’s always going around the house tapping everything with his hands, so I signed him up for a drumming class at the Bottle Works. He wasn’t too happy about it, but he ended up loving the class. So much so that he’s going to start taking drum lessons. So, the …