I finally finished The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern on Christmas. I was looking forward to this book immensely because I absolutely loved The Night Circus. In fact I re-listen to the audio book of The Night Circus every couple of months; it is read by Jim Dale who brings such life and sympathy to... Continue Reading →
These Are Things that I’m Gonna Do.
I had so much fun working through my bucket list for the last quarter of 2019, so I decided to do more of them in 2020. Here is what I have so far... Create 2020 Vision Board - Done!! Photos Below. Get prettied up for Shrimp's Cocktail Party! Meet Dirty Martini at Shrimp's Cocktail Party!... Continue Reading →
Do you D&D?
Among my myriad of side quests I indulge in on a regular basis one of them is playing tabletop role-playing games and especially playing Dungeons and Dragons. I began playing in my mid to late twenties (so 2005-2006 ish) with my future brother and sister in law. They gladly began running a campaign when I... Continue Reading →
The Ugly Ornament Exchange 2019/2020
Our family (Meaning my mothers sisters and their families) started a tradition a couple of years ago where instead of buying each other presents we instead do an ugly ornament exchange. We always hold our family Christmas on New Year's Day now, and the ornament exchange has become an important part of these traditions.We do... Continue Reading →