My Favorite Simple Autumnal Beverage – Only 4 Ingredients!

For years, I've been making this cocktail that's perfect for fall. I believe I found it on a blog and I can't remember which one (sorry to the blogger who created this recipe! I'm happy to give a shoutout if you're reading this.) Since then, I make it every time summer begins to dissipate into …

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Word of the Week: Desultory

DEH-sul-tor-ee, adjective Definition: Lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm. Occurring randomly or occasionally. Conversationally, constantly moving from one subject to another, half-heartedly. Example in my recent writings: Iro did not want to be or be seen as desultory -- she always had to have a plan. What are some ways you will use this word …

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Currently loving: Autumn Decor Essentials

As I've written many times previously (here, here, and here) autumn is basically my entire personality. October is my favorite month, Halloween is my favorite holiday. Usually I decorate for fall well before most people. Like I'm one of those people who decorates for Christmas November 1, but with fall. Malcolm and I've talked about …

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Creative Sunday: How we Infused Imagination into Our Weekly Routine

A few Sundays ago, Malcolm and I were sitting side-by-side on the couch, him with his loop pad, me with my typewriter, creating. I swear sometimes when we are both creating, there’s electricity in the air. I come up with my best ideas sitting next to Colm while he’s making music. As I reflected on …

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