Category: 24 hours

A little more than 24 hours in Portland

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Apr 6, 2010

Portland seems like a lifetime away, though we were only there a few weeks ago. Rand had a conference, and I popped down with him, because I love Portland, and it’s just so damn close to Seattle (a three-hour-drive) that I couldn’t think of a legtimate reason for staying at home. Besides, there’s just so…

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24 hours in New Orleans

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Apr 2, 2010

There are many types of people in world. Some, I daresay, are better than others. They are the sort of folks who run marathons. That benefit good causes, like the American Cancer Society. And they do all these wonderful feats on the morning of their wedding. My friend Rachel is one of these such people.…

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24 hours in Cambridge

Posted on
Sep 3, 2009
Posted in: 24 hours, City Guide

During our trip to Boston, the hubby had some work to do in Cambridge. I went along, figuring I’d tour Harvard Square while he was busy. I was sort of apprehensive to do so, because I figured rich kids with neatly parted hair, Mid-Atlantic accents, and sweaters tied around their shoulders dominated the area, and…

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A little more than 24 hours in Boston

Posted on
Sep 2, 2009
Posted in: 24 hours, City Guide

I was in Boston ages ago. I’m getting around to this post now because … Fall is coming and New England seems a nice place to be this time of year. It was my husband’s suggestion and I thought it might be a nice change of pace to actually heed his advice. I am a lazy ass. Our next trip…

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  • Works in progress and finished.
  • Been overloading on news, so breakfast reading has become graphic novels lately. Highly recommended.
  • No spoilers, but if anyone wants to talk about the new issue of Saga, I'm having every emotion at once right now.
  • Gorgeous day, and no need for a filter on a sky this blue. Really grateful for a bit of sun before the rain returns.
  • "I'm sure this will end well," said no one.
  • Shake it like an artisinal gelatin dessert.
  • Me: "I should go to bed." Also me: "I'm going to try to dress up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg with just stuff I have in my office."
  • Why does he do this to me?
  • I've been heads down in research for my new book, and it's been ... well, slow going to say the least. I'm reminded that unlike so many of my friends (and my dear husband), I do not write books quickly. It took me years to write All Over The Place. And then it was out and it felt like all the excitement was over in a flash, and life went on. Recently, I found out that it was shortlisted for the Washington State Book Awards. It's a nice little reminder that the work we put out into the world - the stuff that sometimes takes years to create - doesn't vanish as quickly as we think it does. ❤️

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