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Seasonally Deviant

I’m breaking the rules. Considering my dislike for the cold, tendency to deal with SAD and passion for spring, I think I’ve done quite well with winter in recent history. Wonderful traditions like Winterfest and Chinese New Year, not to … Continue reading

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Anticipating Thaw

My favorite thing about Winter is Spring cleaning. I recognize the necessary death and destruction of spent foliage and harmful microbes that the cold temperatures bring. I appreciate the sense of clean slates, quiet reflection and beauty in silence and … Continue reading

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Season Opener: Yoga and The Market

A beam of light crossed my face. It is not a crooked, fresh wax (which the husband said it resembles). On Saturday I woke up three hours earlier than usual to hang out in funny positions with strangers. You’ve heard … Continue reading

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Sloshy Rainboots and A Dead Squirrel

It’s Wednesday, which dictates the post be somehow related to food or health or science or something practical like that. But I want to talk about Spring nature and toddler messes. So we’re going to call playing in alley puddles … Continue reading

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A Spring Weekend in Pictures

We enjoyed a full and busy weekend. I realized it would be best shared in pictures, and so here it is. Of course, this wasn’t all of it – just some highlights. That’s an evergreen tree in Seidman Park in … Continue reading

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It Feels Like Years Since It’s Been Here

Spring is here. There may still be snow, there may still be clouds. But the calendar don’t lie. If you’ve been living in this Narnia with us, breathe in the slightly warmer air. Breathe in relief. Breathe… outside. Be in … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

Can’t help but feel it creepin’ in – that sun and warmth after a long, muffled Winter. Bask, darlings. Bask.  

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Freelance Spring

Well, it’s Spring… or so they tell us. A year ago right now it was in the high 80s and I was teaching my newborn to like Roxette. Today, I’m wearing a scarf in the house and she’s napping in … Continue reading

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Spring of the Duckling

Last week I took Iris for her first spring walk in the stroller. The zoo is less than 10 minutes from our house on foot, and sits nestled at the back of lovely John Ball Park. I got really excited … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World

The pudgy Hispanic boy two driveways over momentarily distracted the robin from his search. After a second’s pause, he returned his beak to the matted leaves in the gutter. There had to be a worm in there. Anything less was … Continue reading

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