Ruminations on a Tuesday: Talking with...

31st Jan, 2012

A while ago, I wrote a blurb on a scrap sheet of paper. I finally added it to an old picture I had of my grandfather and my cousin.

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The Traveling Parent Manifesto

30th Jan, 2012

Today’s post is by my dear friend Angela. She’s guest-blogged for me once before, and since then, she’s had a kid, started freelancing, launched her own site, and hopped around…

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The Week: Jan. 27, 2011

27th Jan, 2012

The sun is chasing away a few wisps of lingering fog this morning. There is frost on the rooftops that I can see from my office. Downstairs, my husband is…

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Pret a Manger and Le Pain Quotidien

26th Jan, 2012

– In high school, I ate fast food nearly every day. While my colon now involuntarily spasms at the thought, I lunched at Burger King on Mondays through Fridays for…

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WTF Weds: Fake Namecards, Real Dinner...

25th Jan, 2012

Rand and I have been home for twenty-three days. Twenty-three. This is the longest stretch of time we’ve both been home together for nearly a year. It’s also the gestation…

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The Royal Tenenbaums House, New York

24th Jan, 2012

– On Halloween day, I headed to the Tribeca firestation made famous in Ghostbusters. That night, I channeled Margot Tennenbaum on the streets of midtown, eating stick after stick of…

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Halloween, Margot Tenenbaum, and Steve...

23rd Jan, 2012

Last week, I found out there was a trailer for Wes Anderson’s new movie, Moonrise Kingdom. I haven’t watched it yet. Not because I’m not interested – I am. I…

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The Week: Jan. 20, 2011

20th Jan, 2012

I’m still at home, and my city is still covered in snow. Supposedly it will all melt today, and we’ll be left with puddles and sopping wet piles of mud,…

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Food Porn Friday: Steve’s Ice...

– It’s mid-January, and I find myself thinking about ice cream.

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