1. playing chess is a new-old hobby for us both.
2. this little coffee maker yields a great pour-over cupppa, and is just right for one.
3. two postcards from friends abroad in the span of a week feels like I’ve won some sort of international jackpot in relationships.
4. my new Le Creuset, courtesy of my bargain-hunting mother extraordinaire!
5. a day off spent watching the U.S. women’s Olympic soccer team win another gold was a day well-spent indeed.