Tag Archives: Small Town Life

Farmers Market Score: Grilled Vegetable Pitas with White Wine Vinaigrette and Caprese Salad


You know, my favorite time of year may well be from April to October, aka the months when the farmers market is open.  I mean, when else can you get homemade jam; purple, red, orange, green, and/or yellow bell peppers; … Continue reading

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Chicken Schwarma


One of the things I miss the most about living in DC is the huge variety of ethnic foods you can find there.  We have Mexican restaurants in abundance, a handful of (mostly lousy) Chinese places, a tasty Italian spot, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Novo Dolce


In our town, restaurants are a dime a dozen.  Good restaurants, however, restaurants that don’t pull their meals out of the freezer in the back and slap them in the microwave, are much harder to find.  They tend to get … Continue reading

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Date Day


Date Day (the replacement for our cancelled Date Night) was a success, I think.  At any rate, it wasn’t a horrible failure.  *laughs* The Expectant Parent Fair was interesting, although the one thing I was really looking forward to — … Continue reading

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Small Town Humor


You know, I had been on a roll for witticisms on a forum I hang around the past couple of days.  If I could write like that all the time, I would quit my job and make my living from … Continue reading

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Knit Wit


I decided yesterday to embark on a new craft project.  At lunch today, I went over to Hobby Lobby and availed myself of their wares. I’m now the proud owner of a ball of white yarn and some massive purple … Continue reading

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Oh Noes!!!


Ack, I’m turning into a girly-girl!!!  *runs away screaming in horror* What girly thing did I do today?  I bought shoes and a purse, and I willingly went clothing shopping.  To top all that off, the shoes are really cute … Continue reading

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Death of a Bookstore


In depressing small town news, our local Borders (well, technically Waldenbooks, but they’re owned by Borders) is closing.  This will leave us with nothing more than a Barnes & Noble. I don’t have anything against B&N — I used to … Continue reading

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Child’s TV or Drinking Game?


I must say that this weekend was every bit as fantastic as I thought it would be, getting trounced at laser tag by small children notwithstanding.  That was only one game of the three we played, fortunately.  Southern Honey completely … Continue reading

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Thank You, Toppertown


Tonight, in an effort to write a non-writing-related post, I thought I would reflect a bit on how life is shaping up here in NewTown. First, let’s give NewTown a name.  I think I’ll call it Toppertown. I like the … Continue reading

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