On the very last day of autumn, I winterized my garden beds. Sleep well, beloveds, and see you soon:
I loved hosting for Christmas Eve, then staying in New Year’s Eve.
Made this design on a tote (with a vision of the tote being just filled with books):
EVERY time I take on a cross-stitch project, I end up trailing bits of thread everywhere. No matter what I do! Here is a stowaway I found on my work desk:
Personally I did not partake, but this Christmas was all about high-quality meats:
A cozy Christmas day at home:
We had a notably cold Christmas. Taking walks was painful for a week!
New Year’s Eve record store run:
Rang in the New Year with JUICE!
Now … it 2023.
I can’t say I feel any different, but I do like the chance to check in with myself. Right now my top priority is taking care of a few minor health things, and doing kind things for myself now so I can feel better in body and spirit.
I had Jan 2 off in observance of New Year’s Day. It was an overcast and oddly warm and humid day.
Spent the morning outside with a hibiscus-red-currant latte and a book.
The Green Man is stuck in a West Philly sinkhole??
What an absurd scene: