Tortilla Epiphany

My dishwasher doesn’t know what hit it. It has never seen this much action, and we have never cooked so many days in a row. In a normal time, I pepper in a few takeout/leftover nights throughout the week. But the past couple months, between every person in our...

It Takes a Village for me to Finally Start a Garden

I’m not sure what I’m doing, but I do know it’s already great. I’m a bonafide novice when it comes to planting and growing things – despite my earnest attempts to educate myself along the way. I’ve always wanted to start a garden,...

My new favorite painting

Amidst our new reality of social distancing and staying at home, I have found myself feeling incredibly lucky to have a six year old in my life. He is 100% joy, eager to join me on any task and adventure with spring-loaded excitement. Yesterday he helped me do some...

Working (really hard) from Home

Is this real life? Every day I’ve been waking up with an initial sense of confusion when I remember that the way coronavirus has taken over our lives is in fact reality. When we initially took steps to work from home and begin social distancing, I was overcome...

Date Night with Eliot

For the past few months, my Tuesday nights have been dubbed “date night” with my boyfriend’s six year old son, Eliot. It’s just the two of us, pal-ing around Akron, playing games, watching movies, or making up dance routines in the living room....