Santa Baby

What does the solo spinster do at Christmas? Take Christmas Eve walks in downtown Cleveland whilst listening to jazz and blues Christmas songs. It was quiet and contemplative. Just the way I like. So, listen to Faith Evans sing “Santa Baby,” enjoy the merry and bright photos below, and most …

Scenes from the Weekend: A Day at the Fair

I spent the weekend visiting one of my besties in Columbus. Part of the visit included a trip to the Ohio State Fair.

It’s been years since I was in a fair or amusement park environment. I forgot how overwhelming the sights and sounds could be. Not to mention, I was at the fair with two mothers and their toddlers. Which… is a lot for a person used to walking through the world solo and unencumbered.

In a true Brianna from Grace & Frankie moment, I took a break from the group to hunt down an adult beverage. Alone, the fair was less slow and noisy, more full of wonder. Once I located the Beer Garden and quietly sipped a Belgian White, all was well.

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