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Bah, humbug!

Wow, do we get some strange looks when I say that The Kid is going to Grandmom’s over the holidays – as in, just him. (Though no one seemed to

Kaput

  10.12.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   2 Comments

Note: I debated whether or not to write about this because – well, obviously you’ll see why I debated. And then I decided that YES, yes I will write about

The Proust Questionnaire

  10.10.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

1 What is your idea of perfect happiness? Being cozied up on the couch on a rainy, Autumn, weekend morning with no urgency to get anything done; quietly observing my

one car / public transport FTW

  17.08.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

We have been a one-car family for nearly a month now. Truth be told, it’s not much to speak of in the Summer when the weather is easy and Husband

on the water

A small handful of pictures from yesterday. Husband and I went on a boat ride for our *9th wedding anniversary and then grabbed The Kid to wander around Foster Island.

Near Death Experience

  13.08.2018   Nikki   learning, living, Writing   No comments

This, the account of when I first met my now-husband, was first written on October 23, 2007 – Edited (lightly, for clarity and re-published in August 2018 as we come

Une Voiture / aka “save gas, pedal your ass”

We are about to attempt a grand experiment. We are selling one of our cars, “my” car, and becoming a one car family. It’s absurd to think of this as

Heretic Parfum

  11.07.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

I came across this perfume by Heretic Parfum on the Goop website (hush now, we’re not talking about Goop here) and upon reading the description, I knew I had to

nous mangeons

Three day weekends are, in some ways, harder than regular weekends! (Harder to recover from, that is.) I haven’t posted any pictures in awhile or talked about places around Seattle.

fin

Il y a deux matins, j’ai soumis ma demande pour obtenir mon diplôme! Je flippe, un peu. Et maintenant? Two mornings ago, I submitted my application for graduation. I’m flipping