Monthly Archives: November 2011

mother-daughter time, kim and kate style

Monday afternoon, last event before Kate took the midnight train to Eugene (perhaps a cousin of the midnight train to Georgia?).  Kate and I drove to Sacramento so she could see the new studio (she approved). We stopped at Temple … Continue reading

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expansion

Found on Pinterest. Made (and sold) by Jan Scacelek. Tried and tested by Kim on the last Tuesday in November.

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my kind of holiday

It’s pretty clear that I love any holiday that is best celebrated by staying in my pajamas until noon. We’ve had a lazy four days…Thanksgiving in Squaw Valley, time at the gym, crafting (candles, mod podge, spray paint!), Steve’s famous … Continue reading

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sister act

This week Alex took the train to Eugene, Oregon to visit Kate, Brendan, and Brendan’s family, and to check out Oregon State University in Corvallis one more time. Brendan was also taking Alex’s senior portrait and a portrait of the … Continue reading

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book report | the happiness project

I’m on a roll now…just finished The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (also The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein…I’m telling you, the Kindle is a great thing). The extended title is “Or, Why I Spent a … Continue reading

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listening to the movement

So Steve and I did walk over to the UC Davis quad today at lunch. I had no expectations, but I was curious. I just wanted to see, to hear. The quad was full, 5,000 people. Students, faculty, community. Polite … Continue reading

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occupied

You might have seen my sweet little town in the news this weekend. That is, the university town of Davis, CA. Sixty five thousand folks, educated, liberal, nerdy, bicycle and family friendly. The campus is in the center of town, … Continue reading

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