Anna’s Cinco de Mayo Tree

At the end of 2020, I decided to keep the Christmas tree up until pandemic lockdown ends, decorating for each new holiday. (Holiday trees make great zoom backgrounds, ya’ll.) I already had plans for the big holidays–Valentine’s, St. Patty’s, Easter, Halloween, National Donut Day–but asked my Twitter friends for suggestions …

My Eggstravagant Easter Tree

What a difference a year makes. I recall last Easter as a bewildering affair, where instead of sharing sweet treats with family, …

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Tree

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My quest to keep joy and goofiness alive in quarantine continues with this St. Patrick’s Day Tree, complete …

The 2021 Valentine’s Tree

Happy stupid love day, ya’ll! While we’ve endured pandemic birthdays and quarantine Christmas, this socially distanced Valentine’s is hitting me kind of …

Walter and Clyde

21 Goals for 2021

When I wrote my “20 Goals for 2020” last New Year’s day, I had no idea how prescient some of my plans …

Saying goodbye to my Big Lug

When I was little, we had the amazing fortune to live next door to my mom’s parents for many years. Missing an …