Day in the Life

Paddling Around

August 25, 2014

One of the things on this year’s to-do list is to “do something really fun for my 35th birthday.” I never know what I mean by that when I make these kinds of statements in January, just that I want to do something more exciting than just go out to dinner. I love going out […]

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Summer Thunderstorm

August 20, 2014

I woke up this morning, disoriented. I heard a rumbling, but couldn’t figure out what it was–dream? big truck? earthquake? My mostly still asleep brain couldn’t process what I was hearing. And then: CRRRRRRAAAAAAACCCCCCKKKKKK A giant peal of thunder shook the last shreds of foggy-headedness away. THAT was a noise I recognized, though we hear […]

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August 17, 2014

This weekend was one of those weekends that just helps recharge those parts of you that are depleted, you know? After the past week in particular, it was nice to find those parts of me recharged and refilled. We kicked things off when N.C., Jackson & I had dinner on Friday night with Caitlin (who […]

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A Week Without Obligation? Sounds Like a Myth to Me

November 15, 2013

I almost can’t even fathom what a week without obligations would be like. Without to-do lists and deadlines and timelines, no work projects or meetings. It sounds…mythical at this point in time. But that doesn’t mean I can’t daydream about it anyway, right? So what WOULD I do with a whole week without obligations? Well, […]

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Well, Now My Mouth is Watering

September 5, 2013

Besides my husband, my child, and my books, food might be my next favorite thing on the planet. I love food, and we spend more of our money on eating than on most other things combined, and honestly, I’m perfectly ok with this. Because, well, FOOOOOOOOOODDDDDD. So the only problem (besides narrowing the list down) […]

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