About Jenny

Jenny is a wife, mother, grandma, artist and accountant living and working in western North Carolina.

The view from paradise

… Where the highs are in the 60s. And overcast. :)

When life gives you lemons…

…buy a lemonade colored car! Marc’s new baby: 2014 Chevy Spark with only 1876 miles. Woot!!

Anniversary preview

Yes, we returned to Hot Springs, my new favorite autumn, winter & spring weekend destination. Dinner was amazing. Details to come once it’s finished being digested.


Anniversary pedicures. :)


Els had to stay in Asheville overnight (her employer arranged hotel rooms and transport for folks who came in for their shifts). We got just shy of SEVEN inches of snow here. Now we’re settling in with our devices for the day. Pizza dough is mixing/kneading in the bread machine. Life is good (if a […]


Someone got a new car. Congratulations, Elspeth!!

Baby quilt!

Alien: A quilt

Progress on what was meant to be Marc’s Christmas quilt is finally proceeding a-pace.

Myrtle Beach: Day 2

We saw The Wolf of Wall Street, and sat in the hot tub, dined & drank Italian-style, before shopping my feet off and collapsing […]

Myrtle Beach: Day 1

We arrived just in time for lunch at our new favorite Ethiopian restaurant, Redi-et. Marc had the lamb (I still taste dirty sweat socks instead of baby sheep when I try it), and I had the beef. Everything is eaten by hand with injera (spongy bread) instead of utensils. The spices as different than what […]