I received this email from my friend Amy, and it really stuck with me. It’s a bit long for a blog post, but worth reading – Anne Lamott has a way of conveying the simplest of truths in such a poignant and meaningful way. As Amy put it: I hope this inspires, enlightens, bolsters, reaffirms […]

She’s Back!

Jan 29, 2010

Thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law Anna, I am finally getting my bum back in gear. It’s been awhile – but I have still been taking pictures everyday! Just a quick post tonight. I’ve been a little MIA lately, but it’s given me a chance to read more, go to the gym, embrace craftiness, and cook. […]

SUNDAY PLANS: Up at 4:45 a.m., pick up Kathy. Drive to the bay; have great conversation with Kathy. Peruse the Alameda Flea Market for 7 hours; purchase a huge mirror and small bamboo table. Dismiss Kathy’s enthusiastic claims that she has seen Diane Keaton at the next booth, which is dubious. Spot Diane Keaton myself; […]

Part of my spring cleaning (okay, winter cleaning) effort includes going through all of our picture files on the laptop and making some sort of organizational sense. I have Erik and Matthew randoms from sophmore year, my highschool graduation, wedding pictures–it’s a veritable mess. So as I was organizing all our aptly marked “random” folders, […]

Today was the first day of a new year. A great day of antique hunting, resolution discussion,  and hot chocolate.  A splendidly rainy, cuddly, comfy clothes sort-of-day. But sadly, it was also the last day of our Christmas tree.   Goodbye tree. Welcome 2010! (Note the incredibly good-looking husband taking the tree outside while I […]