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I love September.

I love September because I have a totally legitimate excuse to play this song as many times as possible. In the absence of an actual playing device, I let it play in my head for the entire month, as my … Continue reading

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Lately we’ve been taking lots of bike rides.

Lately we’ve been taking lots of bike rides, because we want to explore this city beyond the scope of what we can easily walk.  Lately we’ve been appreciating how much DC clears out in the evenings, and on lazy Sunday … Continue reading

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“I’m a little drunk on you and high on summertime.”

Dear Summer, It’s official: I am addicted to you. I mean, I hate that our Founding Fathers built my current home in a swamp, because when you roll around this swampy city can be pretty unbearably hot and muggy. And … Continue reading

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Summer came, and we all drank lemonade.

Hey y’all, summer’s here. You might protest that statement if you are a season purist, one who believes that summer starts on the official date of June 21st, but I am someone who knows that summer doesn’t always fit in … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Spring

This past week of cold rainy days made me a little distressed that we would skip spring and go straight to summer. I am willing spring back for a couple weeks more by sharing some glorious glances of spring around … Continue reading

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The first of many.

This past weekend Spring FINALLY decided to grace the DC area with her presence. I turned in my thesis Saturday afternoon (pause for a long happy sigh) which meant that Sunday felt especially relaxing. With the lovely weather we decided … Continue reading

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This is how adults have snow days.*

1. The evening before, decide that the snow day will happen. Ignore all the proof against it (like it being, you know, MARCH) or the lack of precedent (because grad school doesn’t really have snow days) and prove your belief … Continue reading

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The Harbingers of Spring…maybe.

Dear Spring, Hi there.  I know it’s been a long time since we’ve seen each other, but this is just a friendly note to say COME BACK NOW. Or else. I was pretty sure there for awhile that you were … Continue reading

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This is my winter song to you.

I’ve decided that winter is over. Weather, let’s play along now. When I think back on this winter, I think of our living room, and all the warm evenings there with old friends and new guests. I think of fresh … Continue reading

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Unless the child in you is entirely dead…

Last night I was convinced that today would be a snow day. I am fully aware that this belief was not founded on anything logical. It didn’t snow yesterday, it wasn’t supposed to snow much last night, and I teach … Continue reading

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