Take One, Leave One

A few weeks ago, I opened my mailbox and found a “Grand Opening” invitation. Not for a store or a restaurant, but for a free library opening up down the street.

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Big City Appeal, Small Town Feel

This Sunday marked Tom’s and my one-year anniversary as home owners. Last summer, Lauren suggested I write a blog post about what it feels like to have a house of my own, and I remember hesitating – we barely had furniture! The walls were bare! I didn’t know the neighborhood! While we were lucky to find a place that is in great shape and in a wonderful area, I didn’t feel ready to tout the wonders of home ownership. Continue reading