February 27, 2010


For the past few weeks my husband has watched "Lost" episodes every chance he gets. We started watching the show when it first came on TV, but became frustrated when none of our questions were ever answered. We decided that when the series was over we would watch it all at once and then be done with it. Well, my husband is almost caught up to the current last season, but I have not been sucked in yet. And maybe I won't be sucked in because I feel like I have lost my husband to "Lost".

February 20, 2010


The past few years boy #1 has gone downhill skiing a couple of times each year. We decided this year that boy #2 was old enough to go also. We went downhill skiing one afternoon and then went cross county skiing a few days later. Boy #1 enjoyed both types of skiing and said that he liked cross country skiing better. I think that boy #2 had more fun downhill skiing and so did his parents. We are hoping to get a few more trips to the ski slopes before the season ends.

Boy #2 ready to ski

Boy #1 showing his best smile

By the end of the day boy #1 got the hang of going downhill on cross country skis

Boy #2 trying to figure out his cross country poles

February 14, 2010

Valentine's Day

The day is almost over but I wanted to share a few thoughts on Valentine's Day. It seems like the older I get the less important Valentine's Day is for me. I try to make it fun for the boys and I did make heart shaped pizza, but I was trying to figure out why Valentine's Day seems different for me now. Tonight I was recollecting some Valentine's Days from high school and college. It seemed so important to have a boyfriend or feel loved on Valentine's Day. Tonight I realized that Valentine's Day is different for me now because everyday is like Valentine's Day. I am lucky have a husband who loves me everyday, so I don't feel the need to celebrate or have flowers or chocolates, even though he gave me some amazing chocolates today. I am also lucky to have parents who sent me a Valentine's card every year until I got married. They knew it was important to feel loved and I am grateful to them for that gesture on Valentine's Day. So Happy Valentine's Day!

February 9, 2010

Too Many Movies?

I have always loved to watch a good period drama on Sunday nights. Maybe it is because that is when Masterpiece Theater is on or maybe it is because growing up the only tv we could watch on Sunday was the Wonderful World of Disney, which was usually a movie. Anyway I have been escaping the cold winter nights with movies. My Sunday night watching has bleed over into the rest of the week. During February I have watched Bleak House (7+ hours), Return to Cranford, Emma, two episodes of Lost in Austen, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. I know, I know, the last movie was because I needed something totally fluffy. So I haven't been blogging, but I have spent plenty of time looking at the computer screen.

February 1, 2010

Cup O Heaven

My long time friend gave me an Amano chocolate bar for my birthday a few weeks ago. She also took me out for a fabulous lunch at Communal. But let's get back to the chocolate's purpose was to be a key ingredient in a cup of hot chocolate. Oh my, was it fabulous. You can go here for the recipe. Thanks Debra for giving me a taste of chocolate heaven.