°  I’m going to a 1920’s themed New Year’s Eve dinner party.  It’s possible that I’m slightly more excited about the hair and makeup than the fabulous gourmet meal.

°  The tiny pies were an overwhelming hit!

°  A fashion first: wearing tights with shorts.  I like.

°  I leave after the new year to spend 8 days in Colombia. It’s been two years since my solo trip and at least eight since the entire family went together. (My parents used to alternate taking us kids since we would go for 2 months at a time.)

°  Speaking of Colombia, how cool is this?

° Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking.  Yes.