Procrastination Nation

Hello Internets! I have been a horrible poster! I have been procrastinating the Italy picture posts for AN ENTIRE MONTH. Horrible. In the mean time plenty of exciting things have happened that warrant...

Luna di Miele!

Jen and I are headed off on our belated Luna di Miele! Our trip includes: Milan, Venice, Florence, and Cinque Terre. It’s going to be a whirlwind tour! There may be a brief pause in posting, but...

Binoculars

My in-laws, in support of my growing bird watching fascination, graciously purchased for me a set of binoculars for my birthday. I have never owned binoculars. All of my historic magnification viewing...

Language Play

Singular masculine Italian words often end in the letter ‘o’. When you pluralize those words the ‘o’ is switched to an ‘i’. For example, Concerti would be the Itali...

Car Game

I invented an awesome car game! Name: Person, Place and Thing Recommended number of players: Any number that is not divisible by three Game structure: Letter shift (Letter shift is a classic car game ...

The Toddy Coffee

This weekend we cold brewed some Toddy Coffee. The Toddy Coffee kit consisted of four parts: a large plastic steeping container, a glass carafe, filters and a plug. Per the instructions we started by ...

A Tattoo

Darcy visited the new house last weekend and with her came her new Tattoo: It is, of course, the silhouette of Missouri with a lovely water-color style Cardinal in the foreground. Mike D: “Is th...