Category: Weekend Wanderings

Slow Down, Write a Letter

Before Christmas I talked about a new pencil store that opened near us recently: Graphite + Paper. And with the start of 2020 they began a quarterly pencil box and we have gotten a chance to enjoy it. This box is about more than just pencils though, it is meant to encourage you to write

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Dinosaurs in the Garden

Grapevine was supposed to have a Jurassic Garden event at the botanic gardens – due to the pandemic it was rightly cancelled but we did get some pictures with the dinos before everything was closed. They were still setting up for the event at the time so some of these dinosaurs were only partly put

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Garden Photo Shoot

The weekend before the shelter-in-place order came in Keltin and I practiced some social distancing at the local botanic garden for a little photo shoot. Despite thinking I was going to freeze these were so much fun to take and Keltin got to show off his photography skills! I loved getting to feel like a

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A Birthday Under Quarantine

We aren’t actually under quarantine but we are under a shelter-in-place order. Wednesday was my birthday and it was an odd one, not only because we couldn’t go anywhere but because everyone asked what I was going to be doing since I couldn’t go out. In preparation for being stuck at home I bought a

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The Music of Tchaikovsky and Jorgens

Last weekend Keltin and I went to the Meyerson to see the Dallas Symphony perform. This is the first one we have been to in a couple of months and we were in love with the music. The first piece was Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra Op. 81 in four movements. Something that

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