Playing “smallest smile”

Mama and I saw a funny bit on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where his guest Pete Holmes explains how he plays “smallest smile.” As soon as the two men finished a round, Mama and I turned to each to give it a try. The hardest part was stopping laughing long enough to play.…

Our friends are back again!

Today’s #OneGoodThing was the return of a Netflix show that Mama and I love watching together! ‘Grace and Frankie’ is back for a 4th season and we started watching tonight! Today’s bonus #OneGoodThing was a really good first appointment with a new doctor! Given my chronic health issues, I was nervous, but he put me at…

So that answered that question…

Mama and I have both been very ill for the last day and a half. It’s unusual for us to be out of commission at the same time, but excruciating headaches struck yesterday shortly after our glorious pedicures. Late this afternoon — after a full 24 hours in bed — Mama and I met in…

Elevated pedicures with Mama

I took Mama out for a fancy pedicure today at a lovely spa near the hospital. What makes this place so great is that we got to enjoy our pedicures side-by-side in a quiet, private room; it was relaxing and peaceful! We opted for the Warm Stone Pedicure, and the leg massage was glorious! Everything…

Really great news

Last winter we had a problem with mold inside the wall, which might be why we got sick for months. The source of the water was unclear, but Mama and I were advised it was likely the roof. We began talking with roofers, and multiple companies told us that our roof wouldn’t last another winter.…

A touch of Santa Cruz

This turquoise glass dish filled with sand and shells reminds me of the beautiful beach town where I grew up. I found a couple of the shells and the square-shaped dish at a boutique I adore in downtown Santa Cruz. The bit of sand and other shells I collected at the beach. Mama created a…