Monday, December 17, 2007

I have so many things to say about this, but I am going to limit myself and just say, "kitties!"
On the list of most heartwarming moments from this Christmas season is watching Layne play with his train set and Christmas village.

But even more heartwarming than that was the moment when he gave the shirt off his back to a friend, tenderly rolling the sleeves.

Michael Hammond, bundled in love.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Known benefits of Lucia: Glögg, saffron buns, tealights, cloggs, crown of candles (electric), ginger cookies, and a fantastic little Swede in white dress with a red sash exuding joy and merriment.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Winter in metropolis is survived by brisk walking, fashionable scarves, and teal blue.

We also think highly of coffee shops. Let me recommend Victrola.
The look of a future blogger.

The greenhouse at Volunteer Park is good way to spend an afternoon off of work avoiding bleak winter weather.
But something about cacti only adds to overall *bleakness.

*by definition:
1: exposed and barren and often windswept
: cold, raw
: lacking in warmth, life, or kindliness
Ant plants have a swollen or bulbous base, which may become a home to ant colonies in their native habitat.

Not an ant plant, but the word bulbous does come to mind.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Minimalist Christmas.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

I want nothing but to own this hat.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

First Snow

The only thing that can console me is hot chocolate and pie.

My final mark before hibernation.