Monthly Archives: August 2009

who says I have to be a grownup today?

According to the calendar, I am 52 today. Which doesn’t make sense to me. Fifty-two is absolutely adulthood. It’s not unclear, like 27 or 34. If one is 52, one should be mature. I am so not mature. Steve said … Continue reading

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aloha friday | feeling rusty

On the west side of Maui there is an old sugar cane plant, decrepit and rusty and lovely, just waiting for a family to stop and take it’s photo. We obliged, of course.  No threatening “keep out” signs, no barriers … Continue reading

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i blinked

kate’s first day of kindergarten, then alex’s. now one is starting her last year of college (or university, as they refer to it in canada) and the other is off to her first year of high school (and mom still … Continue reading

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tuesday twofer

1. School starts tomorrow. High School. As in not preschool, elementary school, or junior high. I can do this. Oh, I’m not the one going you say? Yes, Miss Alex is oh-so-ready. Last night she pulled out a canvas bag … Continue reading

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it’s monday. what do you have to say for yourself?

Fresh pulled mozzarella. I am in love. Seriously. I take my cheese pretty seriously, and we eat fresh mozzarella (or at least I thought it was fresh) pretty regularly in the summer. On Friday, a client invited me to the … Continue reading

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aloha friday | haleakala national park

I still have a few more Maui posts. Saving them for Fridays, because we wouldn’t want to be on holiday all the time, would we? We were still in Hana on our last full day in Maui. We didn’t think … Continue reading

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back to school. yes, it’s that time again. almost.

Kate’s back to school experience is almost invisible to us, once we’ve paid the tuition. But Alex’s is just around the corner, and this year it’s the big corner. The…High…School. (Our district is one of the few in the country … Continue reading

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