My 35th Birthday

I’ve been blogging for a few years, and I always post on my birthday. I do this to share my life with you all, but also to be able to look back years from now and remember how I spent July 11th– the gifts I received, the restaurant where I […]

A Night with Ray LaMontagne

I’ve been a fan of Ray LaMontagne long before his hit, “Trouble” was featured on an insurance commercial. I played all of his albums on repeat while I worked on my novel last year. Seriously. On repeat. 1-4 hours every day for 6 months. In fact, Ray Lamontagne’s powerful gift of […]

Thirty-Three is Alright By Me

I celebrated my 33rd birthday today. I baked at 93 degrees for 6.5 hours. I killed 12 wasps and one very confused bee in a nest under the diving board. I listened to the “Flock of Seagulls” channel on Pandora. I felt warmth, literal warmth, on my face when I […]