Weekend Getaway in Connecticut

Last weekend we traveled to Connecticut for our annual family summer weekend! Every year, we try to get together during the summer to hang out, make food, and explore. It’s…

Postcard from The Tinker House

We walked the path to this house, stepping under the shade of trees that had, over the years, kindly joined limbs to create an archway. Once back in the sun,…

Summertime Rituals

Every morning I get up, and, resplendent in my mismatching pajamas, I pull on my wellies and head into the garden. I’m sure the neighbors think I’m crazy as I…

Setting the Scene for my First Novel

There’s nothing better than completely losing yourself in a story. Reading a good book, writing in a journal, or crafting a story of your own creation- it’s the most amazing…

Raspberry Lavender Jam

I am SO excited to be posting this recipe for Raspberry Lavender Jam!! The first time I made it was two years ago and I haven’t gotten a chance to…

Rainy Research Days

A storm is about to roll through and I’m curled up cozy in a blanket, waiting for the cookies to be done while I get misty over research of WWII…

Postcard from the Last Flowers of Summer

We packed up the car with presents and bridesmaid dresses and made the trek out west to my sister’s wedding, but not before stopping to skip through this sunflower field.…

Postcard from the Hudson River

It had rained hard that morning. I can still see a bit of the hazy moisture as the storm rolled away, down and over the silver blue sliver of the…

Postcard from the Great Camp Sagamore

We had been warned that our cell phones wouldn’t work once we got closer to the camp and, for some reason, I did not believe them. But sure enough, once…

Postcard from The Met

Meandering through its cool and quiet halls, the inner galleries of The Met have the same hushed murmur of a library. Here, I find portraits of Marie Antoinette, and, under…


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