Archive for January, 2009

I just posted this on my facebook page, and I thought I’d copy it and post it on my blog.  Enjoy….and tell me a little fun fact about you, too!! 1.  I hate that I like American Idol.  I really hate that I like it.  Like … really really hate.  I blame Marc.  🙂 2. […]


Settling in

28Jan09

Job has been with us for just a few days and I have to say, he’s fitting in quite nicely.  He is still a pretty tired boy, sleeping a lot of the evening and some of the day, but I think that that is just from adjustment, and also probably some bliss, given that he […]


Marc and I are SO excited and pleased to welcome the newest addition to our family.  He’s three years old, with black hair, brown eyes, and cute brown markings on his paws and face.  It’s our little min pin (miniature pinscher), Job! As you know, we’ve been talking about getting a dog for a REALLY […]


Ruby

22Jan09

I have GOT to stop reading tragic books about spousal deaths.  Inadvertently, I picked up Ruby by Ann Hood, right after reading A Hole in the Heart by Christopher Marquis, and while the stories do surround the loss of a spouse and rebuilding, the books are extraordinarily different. In Ruby, Olivia, a 37 year old […]


Catching up

21Jan09

As we do each year, Marc and I packed up our car last weekend and headed to Brooklyn, to spend a “Consortium Weekend” with Marc’s cousin (and my good friend) Seth.  The three of us have been joining forces on Martin Luther King Day weekend since 2006, spending the weekend in absolute relaxation, leaving Seth’s […]


Dog news

17Jan09

Marc and I have been jonesing after the idea of getting a dog for some time now.  We have been super responsible in the thought process–making sure we’d find a good time to get a dog, after we owned our own place and in a time after the holidays, when we’d be home and not […]


Christopher Marquis’ A Hole in the Heart is the story of loss and rebuilding.  Bean, the main character, is an Alaskan elementary school teacher.  After a painful childhood filled with a cold and distant mother and an absentee father, Bean strikes out on her own, falls in love with Mick and gets married. After Mick […]