One thing I’m loving about December in London is how I can sleep in until 8am and still have that slightly-type-A satisfaction of having gotten up before dawn to “get stuff done”. Today specifically, the cozy grey pre-dawn hours were devoted to wrapping all the presents while Justin slept (thank heavens for jet lag!). He […]
Today was technically a work day for me. But with most people already out for the holidays, it was more than quiet. I “worked” from home and basically wrapped up enough open threads to feel like I could disconnect with peace of mind. Around 2pm I turned off the laptop and we officially started the […]
At Thanksgiving I told Lady I wasn’t getting a Christmas tree. [gasp; maternal gears start churning] Then I told her my plan to get Christmasy flowers instead. [whew] So that’s what I did today. Got up before dawn (which, let’s be honest, means about 8:00am in London in December), caught the bus to the Columbia […]
Cute and whimsical for a seasonal arrangement? Yes. Good at being a vase? I’ll let you be the judge: After only five days I discovered that the pumpkin had melted into a mushy, moldy, leaking mess. I salvaged what I could….
Leave it to Justin to take inspiration from my blog for a perfect birthday arrangement: yellow and floral and bugs! Well, maybe no bugs (that I’ve found yet anyway…).
Last week in Madrid and Munich, next week in Seattle. I flew out on Saturday to have a weekend without work. Justin met me at the airport with a bunch of lilies. Then we got some tacos to stave off jet lag for a few more hours. And then went to his house where my […]
Streets full of all the cut flowers and potted plants your heart could desire. Where has this been all my life and why don’t I have more vases? My flat now has traces of all the stalls I stopped at. Well, not all the stalls–just the ones I got to before my cash ran out and […]