One of my favorite memories is the day I discovered feta. I will likely never be able to find this place again, but on a beautiful spring day on the 2nd floor terrace at a restaurant in Tirana, Albania, someone passed me a plate of cheese and urged me to try it. I kid you not,…
— 1 — Happy Friday Sunday! My parents were in town Friday evening, and knowing that I would likely be out late (which I was), I meant to write this post mid-week last week to publish on Friday, but (obviously) that didn’t happen. And Saturday ended up being a pretty full day, as well. So here…
— 1 — If I had to choose a favorite season, it would probably be summer – because sunshine – but in truth there are things I love about every season. I love that one day in the spring when, no matter how carefully you were watching the trees every morning to see if today would…
— 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…
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.
A bit about me: My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.
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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." —Helen Keller via @momentumdash
"Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves." —Atticus via @momentumdash
"Failure is success if we learn from it." —Malcolm Forbes via @momentumdash
"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." —Ian Maclaren via @momentumdash
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
"Make the most of the best and the least of the worst." —Robert Louis Stevenson via @momentumdash
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