Thoughts on Coffee & Papa

I am a bit of a coffee person, if you haven’t gotten that, by now. It’s true. But I’m not a coffee snob, mind you. I have no idea how to use an espresso machine. My main go-tos are a medium roast, my Keurig, my electric percolater, and I can French Press like nobody’s business….

Drinking Cold Coffee

My mom always told me I’d know I was a mother when I was willing to eat cold eggs. I only recently truly grew to appreciate the smile that accompanied her words. The day I found myself nursing a regular-sized cup of coffee for a full five hours, I knew I’d reached my “mom” moment.┬áSomething…

A Happy New-ish Year!

We’ve gotten to the part of January where it can be a little awkward to extend the Happy New Year greeting, where we are teetering at the edge of finishing that first diet week, and when the swear jar is much fuller than we intended it to be when that resolution was made in December. But…

Review: A Time to Die

A Time to Die by Nadine Brandes My rating: 4 of 5 stars I need to start this brief review by clarifying that I am not really a fan of dystopian stories. But hearing Nadine state recently that her intent was to add a hopeful aspect to this typically gloomy genre made me want to…