July 2009

atwitter: july

July 29, 2009

I haven’t written one of these atwitter posts in a while. Not that I haven’t been all atwitter–ask my husband about my tendency to yammer on about things. I just haven’t written about it. So, making up for lost posts… our lavender is blooming. 60 plants worth, on our front hillside, right beside our beehive. […]

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letter to a sweater

July 21, 2009

Dearest, We’ve been through so much, you and I. Do you remember when I first laid eyes on you, three years ago? In that Rebecca magazine at the yarn shop? I swooned over the fuzzy mohair-ness of you, and that modernish lace pattern of yours, and your lightness, your length. I fell so hard that […]

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week of writing, take 2

July 16, 2009

Hard as it is for me to believe, it’s been almost a year since I started this blog. I got it up and running last July, when all three of my kids were at various sleepover camps or daycamps for a week. I called it my week of “writing” because although I’d hoped to write a […]

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june: notes on molly wizenberg

July 9, 2009

I went and had a little summer fling. I suppose I can blame it on those long afternoons by the lake and the absence of responsibility. And surely the hammock had something to do with it. I was supposed to spend my afternoons with E.B. White. I promised you I would–or at least I’d promised […]

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things to do at a lake

July 6, 2009

Fish with a cousin. Kayak. Learn to drive a boat from your grandfather. Swim with your siblings. Be patriotic, even in the act of climbing up a ladder. Show your dancer’s training while taking a dive. Take a big jump, and fling your little brother into the air. Watch fireworks from a boat. I’ll be […]

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