Monthly Archives: July 2008

she’s home!

Picked up Kate from the SF airport. I didn’t even recognize her with her dark hair and euro-girl scarf. She hasn’t been home since December, the longest we have ever gone without her. (Clarification: we have been to Vancouver, but … Continue reading

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a shot of frosting, anyone?

Just read an article in today’s paper that shows us (again) what we’re missing out in NYC. The town that brought back cupcakes is now offering shots of frosting. Now you can belly up to the bakery and order a … Continue reading

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belly laughs

Gosh, they are such a good thing. Last night when I was coming home from work, I was intercepted by one of Alex’s oldest friends, his new puppy and one of his best friends. Somehow we all had way too … Continue reading

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hitting the reset button

There’s a pattern here. Yup. Set reset. Set goal. Set the expectations. And go. For a while. And then don’t go. Gosh, is this the “Mother May I?” game of weight loss, or what? In the past month I have … Continue reading

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curiosity as a family value

It’s been an interesting few weeks. We’ve had a house guest who hasn’t quite meshed with our family, and we have been stepping, dancing and, at times, stomping, on eggshells. The experience has brought out all sides of our personalities. … Continue reading

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a giant 50

Went to our annual Giants game last night. I love being at baseball games, though I don’t share the same knowledge as Steve and Alex. Painfully proven when I responded to a banner outside of AT&T park with a photo … Continue reading

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magic man

Ah, Cousin Chris. He’s like our own little magic man. Where ever he shows up, light follows him, and people are happy, engaged, and loving. He has a small trail of laughter and lightheartedness that sneaks in around you. He’s … Continue reading

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