Yesterday, my heart hurt. To think of how many times I’d been on that bridge in Westminster, both on my own and with Nick, really, really upset me.  I cried a lot last night. London is still one of the places I consider home and for something so awful to happen in a spot I’d… Continue reading Yesterday

Adventures of the bunny mom

Meet Fezzik!

Y’know that whole list of things I wanted to do in 2017?  Remember how I wanted to challenge myself to do more things that scared me? Yeah. I’m a mom now… to a gorgeous little boy bunny. He’s named Fezzik after the giant in my all time favorite book The Princess Bride (I have no… Continue reading Meet Fezzik!

Changes · General

A year full of awesome

I’m not a fan of the whole “New Year, New You” concept.  I’ve always thought it was hokey, cheesy and so on.  With that being said, 2016 was a craptacular year and I want to do everything I can to make 2017 better.  I want it to be a year full of awesome and happiness.… Continue reading A year full of awesome


“…I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.”

I feel like my little “three piece heart” has broken into a million tiny splinters today, and I don’t think they’ll be patched back together for a while now. Carrie Fisher, passed away today and, like so many others, I’m grieving hard.  Alan Rickman got me good, David Bowie made me sad, I still can’t… Continue reading “…I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.”

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Still hanging in there…

I’m still here, friends.  And I promise that one day soon I’m going to get back on that writing horse that bucked me off super hard at the start of the year.  It’s not for lack of trying, trust me, but I guess I’ve just been in a slump.  Zero creativity, zero energy, zero focus.… Continue reading Still hanging in there…

Around Virginia · VA Life

Reset Button

Everyone has a reset button… you know, that one thing that you do that makes the world seem fine and your problems seem minuscule? It’s that one thing that puts everything else into perspective and after, you just feel OK again. For some, it’s a spa day and massage. For others, it’s a vacation. My… Continue reading Reset Button

Around Virginia · VA Life

Around VA – Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company

  Nestled in the hills of Nelson County and surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find the Devil’s Backbone Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows which is where my Valentine took me this year for V-Day.  We’re the type of couple who prefers going places and having experiences rather than gifts, and, since we’re still… Continue reading Around VA – Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company