Makeover Your Mei Tai Carrier: Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

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Makeover your Mei Tai carrier! Sadly, this post won’t have exact measurements to guide you inch by inch. This meant to be a narrative inspiration of one way to customize your  Mei Tai – easy enough that you can change it with the seasons (as long as you have a good seam ripper).  I added […]

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Reach & Read: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Book Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette? By Maria Semple Seriously, one of the funny books I have consumed in a while. I enjoyed this in its audiobook version, which suited it quite while as there are several character voices that really shone with the narrator’s skill and Sempl’s epistolary delivery. Set in Seattle, with plenty […]

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Reach & Read: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Get the Kleenex out and put away your pride! Dog lover or not, this book conjures up many human emotions, cleanses the tear ducts and refills the soul. This Seattle story is told from the unique perspective of Enzo, the dog. It reinforces all those humanoid projections we place on our pets and is 100% […]

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Summer Blogging Camper Report

Who loves summer camp? I know that I did as a short thing and still do! Sure it has been a long time since I packed up, joined the Polar Bear club, made a bazillion new friends, sang silly songs, made gnome homes and waited for the letters from home. Oh, AND never mind that […]

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A Glimpse of Folklife Festival

This post is nothing fancy (though I LOVE the parasol – so really just an excuse to share the picture)….. This past Memorial Day weekend, Seattle hosted the perennial Northwest Folklife festival. Full of artisans and musicians, it also has quite a few characters. In no way did I get photos of all of them, […]

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Reach & Read: The Sweet Life in Paris

The Sweet Life in Paris – David Lebovitz There is a theme of late with books I am selecting: food. Not all have yet been posted but I am finding a strange attraction to audiobooks about food being read to me. Who would have thought listening to recipes and gory food details would be so […]

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