the big 5-0

My 50th birthday was on Friday. Jake and I celebrated by ordering takeout from Franklin Street Bar & Grill (one of my favorite places!). Later that evening I fired up the chiminea and we made campfire cones and then we worked on a puzzle for a bit while watching Cheers. …

social media blitz

I was named “volunteer of the month” at the Humane Society. A photo of me and my favorite shelter dog, Cinnamon, was posted to their website and Facebook page today, along with a really nice write-up! That was a nice honor and frankly, I wasn’t expecting to get it this …

tattoo time

I got another tattoo yesterday. It’s a knitted skull with knitting needles for crossbones and has a banner that says “knit yarn”. It turned out even better than expected! I guess I won’t be able to give up that hobby any time soon. Jake went to the appointment with me …

goings on

A lot has been happening, not the least of which are my suspect Ancestry.com results. They’re trying to tell me I’m 38% French. Can you believe it?!? I also got 36% Italian, 9% Eastern European/Russian, 5% German, and a bunch of other minor random stuff. Jake took his test before …