I don’t get to see my family as often as I’d like, given that it’s 300 miles (5.5 hours driving) from here to there. Sometimes, however, things work out for little visits, and my mom’s conference in North Houston this week means I get to see her today and tomorrow before she heads home. It’s [...]
It’s probably horribly superficial of me, but I love flowers – getting them is great, but I don’t care if I buy them myself. I love how they make the kitchen or table seem… happier? Brighter, less like a tinny canned concrete apartment on the 2nd floor. Given the tiny, shade-ridden concrete porch, I can’t [...]
I’m not talking about “local food” – which is to say, food grown locally to your area (though I try to do that as well, and rather like my supermarket’s easy designation of things that are grown within 100 or 200 miles from here). This is about local restaurants. We rarely eat out – especially [...]
Two years ago today, I woke up in a hotel room in downtown Houston, opened the blinds up of my 18th floor room, and felt my heart sag just a little. It was, in fact, pouring rain. The kind of pouring that it does in Houston in January, where it’s foggy and windy, not really [...]
Hi! I'm Anna.
I ramble, have too many hobbies, and post anything that strikes my fancy. On any given day, I might be knitting, sewing, working on my house, presenting a recipe or discussing something deeper. Though maybe food can be pretty deep too.
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