Local color 1

Before we even arrived at our new little town, I made the decision to take advantage of local shops and stores and to spend money where we live. To shop locally as much as possible. Avoid the big chains. Some of that has been hard to avoid. Home Depot, for example, is a convenient resource. ...

First day of Pre-School 1

Little m will start her first day of preschool today, of full time, five days-per-week school. It’s the end of an era for me. Last night, mom and dad, with m, laid out her clothes for the day, and we wrote her name on the school supplies she’s supposed to bring to the first day. ...

Standing Desk 1

Standing Desk
After six years of living in apartments and rented houses, of struggling with tiny desks that don’t match up to the beautiful behemoth I left in Connecticut when we moved in 2006, and tiny offices that can’t compare to the basement I finished myself in our place in CT that became my office, we’ve finally ...