Ignite Seattle 19

1st Mar, 2013

Last week the blog was a little thin. I was so busy, I was only able to get one post up. It wasn’t that I had a ton to do,…

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Steal This Idea: Decorating Guest Beds

4th Sep, 2012

Folks, I am a bit of a thief. No, I’m not referring to that one time in Barcelona (though I must say, the sheer amount of hate mail I got…

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10 Weirdly Wonderful Things About...

17th Aug, 2012

– Have you ever fallen in love with a place that you’ve visited, but you can’t really figure out why? There’s just something inexplicable about it that makes you happy…

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The Peerless Hotel, Ashland, Oregon

13th Aug, 2012

– Every time that Rand and I stay in an old hotel, we have a similar exchange: Me: This place is nice. Too bad it’s haunted. Rand: Baby, this place…

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Sculptural Awesomeness, Madrid

28th May, 2012

While walking around Madrid, Rand and I saw this sculptural relief on the facade of the building, done in the classical style (is it ancient Roman in its influences? Let’s…

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Groundhog Day, British Airways, and a...

29th Feb, 2012

– “There is never enough time,” Rand is fond of telling me, and I nod in agreement. It might as well be our mantra. I didn’t always feel this way.…

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Life at Home: Decapitated Snowman Cake

16th Jan, 2012

Yesterday, it snowed in Seattle. This is a rarity in the Pacific Northwest. We’re no strangers to precipitation, but not of the frozen variety. A sprinkling of snow tends to…

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Food Porn Friday: Beyond the Sugar Cone

13th Jan, 2012

Is it possible to make something truly wonderful (and fattening) even more wonderful (and also more fattening)? Of course. This is America, damn it. Where we don’t take “no” or…

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Brown Betty Dessert Boutique: Home of...

5th Dec, 2011

– It is late Sunday night, and I’m staring at my computer screen, trying to figure where the time went. “How is the weekend already over?” I wonder (even after…

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