count them one by one

one night last week it rained here in san diego. and rained hard and rained long. i love the sound of it, the smell of it, the way the million leaves mat down on the porch, every one of them a rich fall color… i kept watching our pile of leaves multiply every day, and […] Read more…

if you build it, they will come… {apartment therapy}

i have been on and off in mourning over the loss of a home. the home that i don’t yet have and probably won’t have for a while… you’ve probably done it and are saying, “get over it, sweetheart. everyone does the apartment thing.” and you’d be right. but i am just itching to get […] Read more…

a few of my favorite things….

if you really paint, like you are an artist, just walk away quietly, there is nothing to see here…. i have been sort of whining about wanting to paint and cc usually giggles at the randomness, then his “i’m a supportive husband” voice sobers up and he says, “{cough} you should!” canvas was on sale, […] Read more…