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27 Feb

Happy Leap Day, 2020

Each Leap Year has an extra day added to the calendar to synchronize it with the seasons. Babies born on February 29th are considered Leaplings. The 29th, a bonus day, is often referred to as a Leap Day.   February 29th of 2020 marks the first Leap Day since 1980 that I haven’t planned a just-for-fun girls-ask-guys-o...  Continue Reading

10 Feb

The Secrets of My Writing Box

On Valentine’s Day, 2018, I wrote an email to a friend of mine thanking him for transforming a wooden box, originally for silverware, into the writing box of my dreams. I love the romantic idea of fountain pens, personalized paper, postage stamps, and handwritten correspondence. I hope this box becomes a family heirloom, but i...  Continue Reading

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