Mount Dora

A little town with big heart. This tucked-away little gem has become a new favorite of mine. The streets are lined with eclectic shops and tasty restaurants. It feels as though you’ve gone back in time, walking down the sidewalk and waving at a passing cyclist. The weather was perfect, making for a great day exploring this historic town.

Atticus Goes to North Carolina

This Thanksgiving, we hit the road leaving behind the palm trees for cooler weather and fall colors. The drive was smooth, with clear skies. We stopped off at Buc-ee’s for fuel and a quick snack. Atticus discovered his new love of sliced pork, and we were off again. Our first night in North Carolina was a stark contrast with twenty-degree […]

Summer Recap 2022

This summer has been full of surprises: some good, some more in the epic, memorable column. On the good side, we finally left apartment living and moved into a house. The quiet and extra space has been worth all the trouble of a short-notice move. Atticus, who is now over fifty pounds and growing especially loves the new space. It […]

Possessed Laptop

Since we’re coming up on Halloween, I thought I would share the story of my possessed laptop for a little comedy relief before all the major holiday craziness begins.I was surprised with a brand-new laptop—the best possible gift for an author. In preparing my old laptop for recycling, I started the factory reset and left it running. Then, in the […]