Suck on a Ferrari and Darra Oatsee…

Dear world, When I was in Mongolia we learned how to say good-night. Literally translated, it means “Rest Well.” Sahan Amrarri. It sounds like “Suck-on-a-Ferrari!” if you slur it. Silly, perhaps, but the image of a big red Ferrari in one’s mouth helped me never forget the phrase again, after I made that connection. Occasionally…

Walkin’ at RockRidge

I like to go for walks at my parents’ place. Can you tell why? This place was made for exploring. There are always things to see. And there is good company to see them with! What a dog, that BellaBeast. I notice things, on my walks. Up North the trees are not so red, nor…

From Our House to Yours

It was all Carson’s idea. It was a little out of the blue, but the phrase “Can we take family Christmas pictures?” struck me as brilliant. Once uttered, how could we not? Now, I’m sure we’ve all had awkward family photos, but I think it’s safe to say our family is in a league of…

Uncommon Coffeeshop

“I want to work in a coffeeshop.” I told my mom, some months ago. “A little one, local and quiet. I don’t want to be a barista, I just want to be the girl behind the counter. I want a slow job with time to dream and scheme while the day goes by. “I just…