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The enchantment of the first snow.

In DC we woke up this morning to about an inch of snow. Now I know that Bill Watterson said that “an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents at the lottery.” But that still counts as winning, right? … Continue reading

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Kentucky Winter

Winter in Kentucky is a wet and muddy mess. States further north get snow to hide their naked winter selves and states further south get spared some of the cold. Kentucky just gets long, cold, soggy winters broken up by … Continue reading

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December is

December is finally leaving out the scarves and winter coats and ending evenings with hot chocolate. It’s rushing from one holiday event to the next and feeling so busy that you have to stop and wonder if it’s actually fun. … Continue reading

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November came in with a hurricane…

… which means that this and this, … now look like this: But given what could have been, I can’t complain. For me, Hurricane Sandy meant two days off of class, some wet shoes (must get rain boots), mornings/afternoons in … Continue reading

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Autumn and Eden.

“Being deathless, Eden could never have an autumn. Somehow, a great beauty of the world was missing from Eden, and will, maybe, hopefully, someday be missing again. Autumn will only be our memory of it, as for eternity we remember the brief flicker … Continue reading

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12 Hours in Manhattan

 Twelve hours in Manhattan: Bryant Park, Flatiron Building, New York Public Library, Crumbs (thanks Suzy and Sharon for the recommendation! My only complaint is that they print the number of calories below each cupcake type. I realize this is a … Continue reading

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We interrupt the onslaught of wedding photos….

… to announce that FALL HAS ARRIVED. And because you were probably needing a break from wedding stories and photos. I promise people, they are almost over. Don’t you just breathe a collective sigh of relief every year on October … Continue reading

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August is over.

I have conflicting emotions about August. I kind of hate it, because by this point summer is so hot that you stick to everything you sit on and the humidity settles around you like a constant blanket of ick. I’m … Continue reading

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Grilling in the summer…. without a grill.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that summer is for grilling. During this fine season, we are to eat the bright bounty of the garden and crisp meat cooked outside. I could live off of summer tomatoes, squash, zucchini, and … Continue reading

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Summer is…

Summer is time at the pool with Grandma or Amanda and trying to slowly lower my SPF to get the right tan. Summer is eating the first tiny ripe tomatoes off the plant because I am too impatient to wait … Continue reading

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