Thursday happy list

February 19, 2015 @ 8:58 pm | Filed under:


1. Journey North Mystery Class! Tomorrow is Week 4. I love this project so much. We’ve been doing it for ten years now—hard to believe.

2. This old post that Scott dug up from his archives for, I suspect, the sole purpose of making me melt.

3. Discussing “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” with Beanie and friends (yesterday but I forgot to include it).

4. A great editorial letter.

5. The other day I was cutting back the overgrown pumpkin vines and harvesting our little pile of pumpkins—far more than we had any need for. A neighbor happened by, walking her dog. She stopped to chat about the pumpkins—she said she’d enjoyed watching them grow—and I urged her to take a couple of them off my hands. Today she returned—WITH PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE. Somehow I think we came out way ahead in this transaction.

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  1. Karen Edmisten says:

    I’ll say you came out ahead! What a sweetheart she was! And there’s no denying that post of Scott’s was adorable.

  2. Jennifer says:

    I love the pumpkin story! That’s got the makings of a storybook. Yes, I’m dropping hints and yes, you should totally illustrate it yourself.