Birthday Strategy for Years To Come: Comedy Improv

Bowling, my birthday activity last year, was a thrilling, rockin’, star-of-the-show experience that I wasn’t sure I could effectively re-create this year, so I didn’t even try.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love throwing down five-pounders and watching those gutters scream in terror because of the sheer force with which my aim veers off course,… Continue reading Birthday Strategy for Years To Come: Comedy Improv

The Fixin’ Leaks and Leeks Team Visits Victoria

Magical gingerbread beings, with access to twinkling lights and horse-drawn carriages, must have built Victoria, Canada—and I couldn’t have been happier to just come running at its harbor, armed with expandable waist pants, a jug of eggnog, and an unrelenting hunger for super cute stuff.  That’s just how delicious this place looks and is. You’ll… Continue reading The Fixin’ Leaks and Leeks Team Visits Victoria

Holiday Mash-Up: Garbage Disposal Installation and the Snowflake Lane Parade

The best, most wonderful torque-filled, grinding piece of magic arrived in the mail the other day, and I couldn’t wait to attach it to my kitchen sink. “The garbage disposal is here!” I texted Nate, when it arrived. In fact, it was here on the same weekend that we were planning to kick up our… Continue reading Holiday Mash-Up: Garbage Disposal Installation and the Snowflake Lane Parade