Better Half and I each had a different favorite iris photo.  I won’t tell you which of us liked which shot best, but I do want to hear which photo you prefer! Iris Photo #1. Iris Photo #2. On Today’s Date in the Past: Reflected Red Tulips in Bryant Park

Last year, I planted six fruit trees on the east side of our yard — one pair each of apple, cherry, and peach.  I started calling it our “orchard,” and Better Half rolls his eyes every time.  I’m so excited because the trees are mature enough this year for us to eat the fruit (rather […]

Better Half is one of the most creative, thoughtful gift givers I know, especially because the gifts he gives me focus more on experiences than stuff. For example, you might remember that last year’s birthday present was a dinner on the Napa Valley Wine Train. This year, for Valentine’s Day, we had dinner at Table […]

If you are a long-time follower of my blog, you know that Ms. Myra brings me a box of Christopher Elbow each year on Christmas Eve.  I do all I can to hide them from the kids and make them last until Valentine’s Day when I sometimes receive a box from Better Half.  In case […]

A few Fridays ago, Better Half and I visited our favorite, local wine bar, Bottle 12.  We got to taste all 12 of the available wines, and it made for quite a fun night.