With so much going on this month, it proved more difficult to not only to find time to read but to focus as well. That being said, I think I tended to be more appreciative of books that helped me escape the crappy month of July than I would otherwise. Don’t get me wrong, IContinue reading “July 2020 Reads”
Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah ***1/2 Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhorn *** The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner *** The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt *** The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes ***
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes *** Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid *** The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer *** The Office….. by Andy Greene ** 1/2 The Devil in the White by Erik Larson *** 1/2 Untamed by Glennon Doyle ** Get Out of Your Head by Jennie AllenContinue reading “May 2020 Reads”
Place: Das Kaffee Haus Drink of choice: Lavendel Iced (lavendel is German for lavender). Facebook page here. This past weekend we made a getaway to the Blue Ridge mountains with some friends. Besides the amazing fun, food and reading I also got to try this amazing place.
Place: Breezy Coffee and Wine Bar Facebook page here. Coffee drink: House Iced Coffee So yes the coffee here is great, but what surprised me (I’m not sure why) was how amazing the food was. I guess part of that is because I didn’t know they served food, but dang- some of the BEST eggsContinue reading “Coffee + Art// Breezy”
Happy birthday to my wonderful, sweet husband!! I can’t imagine this life without you. You are the brightest part of my day and the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
Today would have been Joe, my stepdad’s birthday. It feels surreal that it’s now been a month since he passed away. Tonight a few friends and family plan to gather for food and drinks to celebrate him. But it’s not the same. Obviously. He should be with us tonight. And sometimes when that wave ofContinue reading “for Joe”
Place: 1928 Cuban Bistro https://www.1928bistro.com Drink of choice for the day: Cafe con leche I grew up on South Florida where Cuban food is prevalent and authentic. Living in Jacksonville I’ve tried to find really good Cafe con Leche, but nothing has compared…. until now that is. It was so good Mom and I hadContinue reading “Coffee + Art// 1928 Cuban Bistro”
This past weekend we went to Fort Matanzas by our friend’s boat. And it was seriously amazing! Perfect weather, my husband, dogs and friends. I feel so eternally grateful to live in Florida (and also for the escape since our ac died). Want to learn more about the fort? (https://www.nps.gov/foma/index.htm) I love that the pupsContinue reading “Boat Day”
I can’t even begin to count the times I’ve walked down this hallway over the last several years. But this photo is from the last time. I sat in the chair, gazing down this hallway knowing it was significant. Knowing that it would never again take me to see you. Walking down this corridor alwaysContinue reading “The hallway”