— 1 — I can’t say this week was completely uneventful. It was, however, fairly quiet and low-key. Visits to the chiropractor. Long walks. Lunch mid-week with one of my favorites. Great conversations with amazing friends. And summer. It is finally summer! And everyone in Illinois is happier and friendlier and has suddenly remembered why…
— 1 — It’s been a somewhat eventful week here in Happy-land. It began with attempting to get up out of a chair Sunday morning, and failing miserably. It continued with an ongoing battle between my pride and common sense. I finally swallowed my pride and went to a chiropractor on Wednesday – and am…
i am not the world’s greatest cook. i have been known to burn vegetables. you know, the kind you put in water and boil on the stove? yes, those. i’ve burned them. my rice generally turns out sticky, i tend to overcook my fish, my omelets fall apart. but i like to bake, and i’m…
I spent most of the late afternoon and evening at a friend’s house for Thanksgiving this year; it was definitely a contrast to last Thanksgiving, which I spent by myself with a box of Stovetop stuffing and a stack of movies. There were good things about Thanksgiving Day last year: silence and solitude are gifts…
Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and feminism.
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The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
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