It’s Jackson’s birthday! At the risk of seeming a little too sentimental/obsessed, I’ve gathered together some of my favorite pictures of us.
Matt Norman, a local author, discussed his forthcoming (and hilarious) novel, Domestic Violets, with several bloggers at One More Page Books in Arlington last week. I enjoyed finally meeting local bloggers who I’d previously only met online, including Jenn (Jenn’s Bookshelves), Rachel (A Home Between Pages), and Swapna (S. Krishna’s Books). I had way too much chocolate, and Eileen, the owner of the store, even sent me home with a bottle of wine! She really made me feel welcome in the store–I […]
Jack, Tinker, and I spent July 4 weekend at Oak Grove Plantation, a lovely bed and breakfast in southern Virginia that Jack’s family has gone to for decades. I love the history of the 1830’s house and the fascinating stories the proprietor tells of her family and the Civil War. And Tinker loves the 400 acres of land. She spent the entire weekend off the leash, romping with the other dogs. As usual, she got into more than her fair share of […]