First day of a new decade at a Writers Cafe event. Pitstop at a Colombian bakery:
From there, my life was all about County Fair for about 10 days. I'd never had so much fun making a club booth:
Or volunteering! It's a great chance to reflect on the great people that work brings into my life:
And you know what else? Fair should be FUN!
And it is! Unless it rains...
Fair is also significantly less fun if you move apartments in the middle of it. DO NOT RECOMMEND!
A dear friend left NJ during this time. The only thing that can console me are tiny cakes. And even then, I feel feels.
Birthday gifts keep trickling in for me. Including sister gifts:
SO MANY SISTER GIFTS:
Two Rook coffee shops in two days: based on the thrilling true story.
Vegan cupcakes pair with Rook quite nicely:
Closing thoughts: It's the height of the growing season, and when the garden gives you so many eggplants, you must make some baba ganoush.