May 2010

anything you wanna do

May 24, 2010

I’m of the belief that when your birthday rolls around, you should do whatever makes you happy. If you want full-fat yogurt with rhubarb for breakfast, then you should have it. (Of course, since it’s your birthday, you should probably have a very buttery, cinammon-sugary morning bun with your yogurt. But you might eat it […]

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May 14, 2010

Several years back, right at this time of year, we were driving up the dusty monotony that is Highway 5 in California. We were on our way home from Legoland, and then Los Angeles, where we’d celebrated H’s ninth birthday. Lulu was in the back seat with H, just five herself. We were listening to […]

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chapter-a-month challenge: april

May 11, 2010

I almost forgot that I owe you my monthly update. I can just see you bouncing in your seat right now. Thanks for indulging me. These posts keep me sticking to my goals. They learn from us. We learn from them. You may remember that my plan is to use the first three chapters to […]

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on meeting friends and mama’s day

May 5, 2010

I know I’ve written about this before, but I will never fail to be amazed at the friends I’ve made via blogging. Several months back, I received a comment from Kelly Corrigan. Kelly Corrigan! Before that, when Kelly’s book The Middle Place came out, I’d inhaled it in three days–and I don’t do that very […]

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