The Sunday Post: Dry July

Is it over yet? It’s been almost two weeks since I saw S and it feels like two months. I’m back from my work trip and now he’s on one of his own and won’t be back until the end of the week. I’ve been trying to stay busy. Work has helped; there’s always plenty…

The Sunday Post: Getting Closer

This was the perfect weekend to bake. The forecast called for winter weather, including snow, which doesn’t happen very often in South Carolina. Because of that, I didn’t bring with me my snow boots or my car’s winter weather kit (including snow and ice scrapers) when I moved here in 2020. So what else is…

The Sunday Post: Game Night

Today is my son’s 23rd birthday. It’s incredible how quickly time flies and just gets away from you when you’re not paying attention. It still feels like I was pacing around the office, taking my shoes off when I thought I could get away with it, wondering what I could do to induce labor and…

Have you Colored Lately?

This was this week’s bloom and I’m happy to report that the answer to this question is “yes!” I found these coloring bookmarks on my last Target run and I have already colored one and gifted it to S. I’m working on this one for myself now. Wonder if there’s a fall edition? Might have…

Weekend Coffee Share: In the Kitchen

I haven’t used this particular writing prompt recently, but, if we were having coffee together this morning, it would probably be a virtual coffee date. Everything else is virtual these days, right? I don’t remember the last time I sat together with someone to enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation. I guess maybe it…

Missing Corners

I had several ideas for this week’s photo challenge, but Friday morning as I was writing my Morning Pages it came to me: the corner piece of brownie (a little extra crunch from the edges but still gooey throughout the rest of the delicious morsel of goodness). I don’t remember now how that came to…