Charlie Gras 2017: A Mardi Gras themed 1st birthday celebration.
Visiting New Orleans and our people for the first time since our move to CT 6 months ago.
Friends, cross out our info in your address book (Am I the only one under the age of 60 who still keeps an actual address book these days?). We're moving. Again. We started out totally into our current apartment. It was cute. Newly renovated, but in an old house. 1300 square feet, which seemed doable. Turns … Continue reading Another Move (Eye-roll)
Even considering the madness of selling our house in New Orleans and making a cross country move with a baby to a city where we know no one, we intended on buying a house right away. In fact, we were *this* close to closing on a house we really liked, but right at the last … Continue reading Christmas “House” Tour
Five weeks ago we left New Orleans, where we called home for the past three years, to move up to Hartford, CT. We've traded our costumes for snowsuits. No, seriously. It already snowed here. In October. See?: The three-day drive (Yes, three effing days.) was no less of a shit-show than you would expect when trekking 1400 miles with two … Continue reading How did we get here?
This is the worst kind of blog. It's about everything and nothing, and personal only to me without hopes of entertaining anyone in particular. Somehow we've managed to move further and further away from family in the past few years, and now have 3 cities-full of close friends that we've left behind. Consider this our Arvin-life arsenal. … Continue reading “First blog post” (AKA baby doesn’t nap long enough to come up with a clever title)