I guess the day you renew your driver’s license and they snap that picture that will follow you around for the next 8 years BEFORE you get the black eye qualifies as a good day, right?
Yesterday I had an appointment to go in and prove to the DMV examiner that I knew the difference between [Continue reading]
…perfect baking weather, in my mind. So I made apricot-orange oat scones and then, since the kitchen was already a mess, cranberry chocolate chip cookies. C’mon over. I just put on a pot of coffee.
I was awake a lot during the night since bands of rain kept slamming the bedroom windows. [Continue reading]
Paris Noir, Brassai – 1934
Over the weekend I read a review by Patrick Marnham of Pedigree, an autobiographical novel that Georges Simenon wrote in 1948. Back in the olden days before I became a workaholic and a mother, I read a lot of mysteries, including several of Simenon’s Inspector Maigret series. I [Continue reading]