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Stuff Stuff, Baby

Blog posts – what are those? I really have been neglectful, and I’m sure it bothers me more than it does you. Here are my excuses: Belated 1oth anniversary celebration, birthday dinners, prepping for preschool, out-of-town family gathering, out-of-town training … Continue reading

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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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Summer Cold

Summer Cold, we are not amused. Rattling throat, tissues used. Ricola wrappings liter the table, and to run my lungs are just not able. Take yourself to a colder season – lingering in heat lies beyond reason. We’ll meet again … Continue reading

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A Little Warmth

I have to step back for a minute and pretend it’s summer. For the most part, I feel like I’ve been doing really well this year – not being too much of a grinch, hating on the snow or dreading … Continue reading

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Into the Water!

Just some proof to document a real dip in the lake this summer. Not THE lake of course… Lake Michigan is just too cold this year. We once again visited our lovely neighbors at their campsite, and the weather was … Continue reading

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16 Summers

This song. It doesn’t take much more to bring me back to 1997 and my 16 year old self. We’re parking the car, walking toward Monroe Mall and will live forever. If you were there with me, you will always … Continue reading

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Fire Trees, Black Bean Chili and Sweaters

This weekend was one of those “I’m slowly accepting that summer is over” kind of weekends. Really, I do love fall. It’s got a ton of awesome things – Halloween, chili, pretty colors, pumpkin stuff, lessened concern about body hair… … Continue reading

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The Rain

The rain came this week The drought hit its peak The summer is waning The Beatles are raining The weather, of which rockstars did speak

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Summer, One Year Later

One year ago tomorrow was my last day of freedom. Well, kind of. More specifically, July 10, 2011, was the last time I hung out with a friend and drank indulgent quantities of wine by large bodies of water without … Continue reading

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Happy Summer!!!

It’s officially summer in Michigan. So far we’ve: Celebrated the Solstice with live music, kittens, fire and shandy on a farm Napped under a poolside cabana Attended a birthday pool party for five-year-old triplets We’ve also survived the first serious … Continue reading

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