Waving farewell for 2017

on December 15, 2017

It’s December 15, my dears, which means it’s our 27th wedding anniversary at Chez Raybourn as well as the due date for Veronica Speedwell #4! I plucked the date out of thin air for my deadline with the thought that I could well and truly celebrate once the book was turned in. And celebrate we…

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Holiday viewing!

on December 13, 2017

We’ve done holiday reads, so it only seems fair to follow up with some of my favorite holiday viewing. This list is highly idiosyncratic. *HOLIDAY. Not the Kate Winslet/Cameron Diaz/Jude Law thing but the utterly fabulous Katharine Hepburn/Cary Grant film. Worth watching for Hepburn’s affinity for a stuffed giraffe alone. It’s not as sweet as…

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Holiday reads!

on December 6, 2017

Oh, I do love seasonal reads, don’t you? Here are some of my favorites: *NIGELLA CHRISTMAS. The definitive holiday cookbook with options for every possible kind of feast. Worth buying for the snappy prose and utterly perfect roast potato recipe alone. *MARTHA STEWART’S CHRISTMAS. A throwback to be sure, but I love flipping through the…

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