2014 in review
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2014 in review

There is a new adventure coming and I know it will be a good one.” – Sigurd F.Olson, Chicago-born author, environmentalist. This quote is from a key ring from one of those team-building ropes courses, circa perhaps 15 years ago. I found it yesterday, a broken and unlikely relic that I had saved and somehow managed … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Boston Marathon & Recipe {brunch} Apple Braided Challah Bread
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Reflections on the Boston Marathon & Recipe {brunch} Apple Braided Challah Bread

It’s the Saturday morning before the Boston Marathon, and while driving into the heart of the city this morning to “go to work” with B, many runners and their families were out and about before 9 am, bibs proudly pinned onto athletic gear, and carrying plastic drawstring bags filled with snacks, water bottles, shirts and … Continue reading

Cutest German Postage
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Cutest German Postage

We received the happy birth announcement from our friends in Germany yesterday of their first bundle of joy (in paper! not an email!). This particular friend of mine has always been the best at keeping in touch – we first met in high school when she was a German exchange student for a year and … Continue reading

once upon a snowfall called Nemo…
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once upon a snowfall called Nemo…

I woke to the rhythmic beat of rain landing on my window and infinite greyness today. Yesterday was beautiful and sunny, for this time of year at least, but today, a reminder of what most days in springtime bring: rain, rain, and rain. I haven’t yet posted on the unique experience as an adult of … Continue reading