It's getting busier and busier all the time around here, which explains why I haven't posted and why just looking at our calendar makes me reach for the extra-strength Tylenol. It's a good hectic, though - full of visits from friends, birthday parties, dance classes and...yes, as you can see from the above photos, enlightening evenings spent sipping wine and eating cheesecake while discussing the plots and characters within a variety of fine books.
We Hoosiers have corn, the Dunes, the Indianapolis 500 and now, I am pleased to announce, the Chesterton Literary Society (pretty fancy, uh?). For months I'd wanted to organize some sort of book club and, finally, we have gathered and committed to meet again to discuss our next novel in mid-March. This past Friday, we focused on Jane Austin's Northanger Abbey. It was such a pleasant night - exactly what I'd hoped for. As a stay-at-home mother, I find it absolutely delightful to not only leave my house and children behind for a few hours but to also nurture my mind with great stories and conversation. If you ever find yourself in our neck of the woods on the second Friday of any given month, feel free to join us!