Entries Tagged as 'Adventageous'

I made a shepherd’s pie. Something (or other) about flocks and night.

December 8th, 2011 · 9 Comments · Adventageous

Cooking separate meals for everyone in the family is starting to get to me—mainly because at least one of the three people for whom I’m cooking has actually been known to cry at the table because she has no interest in even tasting what I’ve prepared. When that happens, I feel as if time has [...]

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Appius and Virginia and The Stealing of Thunder

December 7th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Adventageous, Just asking

Today was a bit tiresome for a number of reasons. BUT, beneath the dreck was a delicious lunch with friends. AND, this evening I’m taking time to figure out how to draw an amiable stack of pancakes and some jaunty jelly. A few days back, my friend Summer asked the following: “If you could pick [...]

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If you don’t have anything nice to say…

December 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Adventageous

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Our milkman gave me a Christmas card this morning. Also, some milk.

December 5th, 2011 · 12 Comments · Adventageous

Holiday Knitting Update: I finished the mitts for Meredith’s teacher and am now working on the second of three owl cozies that need to be completely done by the end of next week. I will then make a pair of fingerless mitts for Harper’s teacher. Knitting with deadlines drives me bananas, so today I did [...]

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Are there penguins in Palestine?

December 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Adventageous, Daily

I shared this tune with you a few years back on the morning that John Green met his demise in our front yard. We never did replace Mr. Green. (Can one actually replace a fallen hero—a hero who had suffered stab wounds on TWO separate evenings? I think not.) Because she was starting to smell [...]

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Plague and Pestilence

December 3rd, 2011 · 9 Comments · Adventageous

Weeks have passed during which I listened to nothing but Mumford and Sons. If you don’t listen to anything else today, listen to this: The Black Eyed Peas can’t do that. (Actually, maybe they can. I have no idea.) ((They can’t. We all know they can’t.))

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The way to live is Celebrate and Give.

December 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments · Adventageous

It’s not necessarily a Christmas tune, and I won’t even begin to address the opening of the box. With that said, it’s XTC. When I was in high school, I recorded an XTC concert onto a VHS tape. I loaned it to a guy named Jason W. who kept “forgetting” to bring it back to [...]

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