Monthly Archives: April 2013

sometimes we actually do what we say we’re gonna do

In this case, it was “walk in the morning, so I won’t be complaining when it’s 94 and windy tonight.” I did. Still windy, but I saw some stuff to make it worthwhile.

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where you least expect it

Friday night wine on the patio. Saturday in San Francisco, watching college softball, high fiving and Bloody Marys at MoMos. Sunday coffee and paper and gardening and baseball and brussels sproutsĀ  (first time, caramelized, with brown sugar, who knew?). Chatting … Continue reading

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on notice

Friday morning walking and noticing. Happy weekend.

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good things lead to other good things

I used to muster up a five good things list every so often. Some days even five was a stretch. But usually five is possible, if you include stuff like “breathing.” These days I think I can muster up a … Continue reading

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One day in Chicago. The Botanic Gardens and coffee at Elly’s Pancake House. Sometimes I even surprise myself.

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weekend plantings and doings

Last week’s news seemed to sap all of my energy, so I tried to be gentle with my expectations this weekend. We watched baseball. Cleaned up the yard and planted. More baseball. Moved a big flower (seriously, it was very … Continue reading

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breathing in a little beauty

Oh, what a week it’s been. News from Boston, and even my neighborhood in South Davis, where do we hide? Is it too much to ask for safety within our communities? Perhaps this week it is. Yesterday, on the way … Continue reading

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We’re almost to the end of the Chicago posts…but I thought you’d want to know what I bought, since I was in one of the shopping capitals of the country, even the world. Magnificent Mile and all that…because we all … Continue reading

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chicago | at last

Our last day in Chicago started with coffee and ended with cocktails, with a bit of sunshine, a boat tour and a walk on the beach. First up, Metropolis Coffee with Kate, her favorite neighborhood spot. Brendan met us downtown … Continue reading

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