Friday Five: local treasures

I’m staying with some friends after being unexpectedly displaced from a housing situation. All will be well, and in the meantime I am finding some delightful reasons to enjoy my temporary neighborhood. Architectural treasures abound, a new coffee shop is a block away (and latkes are on the menu!), and this sweet lending library is… Read More

Friday Five: celebrations

It’s the time of year when celebrations abound: graduations (the end of that season), weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, and more. I’ve just officiated the blessing of my sister-in-law’s recent marriage, an event that incorporated a variety of celebrations within the celebration. Fun stuff, all around! The season notwithstanding, causes to celebrate can be found in… Read More