Sparkly silver.

I arrived home this evening to something lovely in the night air. Someone had a fire going, and its smell was drifting through the neighborhood. Church bells chimed. The streetlight was illuminating a misty haze settling in for the duration. Neighbors’ Christmas lights were on. Finally, the weather was beginning to feel the way it […]

Candleside.

You know the smell right after you’ve blown out a candle? I love that smell. For the most part, it reminds me of two main memories: 1) December birthdays, cold nights, white cake and white buttercream frosting, as well as 2) candles blown out after the last of the holiday guests have gone on their […]

The Bright Side

I switched elementary schools at that critical point when state capitals were being taught. As a result, I don’t know them all by heart. I had a small music scholarship to a college in Indiana, but didn’t accept it. As a result, I ended up majoring in advertising…elsewhere. I’ve never had a good New Year’s […]

Tomorrow is.

Tomorrow is one of those words that can inspire hope and confidence, signal a fresh start and a new beginning. We often times look forward to it, include it in our plans and talk about it excitedly. Tomorrow has the ability to make us primp and preen, not always in terms of appearance; we get […]