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Munchkat Turns 30

The youngest member in our family has turned 30.  In most ways, this isn’t that big of a deal.  People get older and someone had to be last.  But while other friends are adding a new generation to their family trees … Continue reading

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2016 Resolution

I made one resolution at the beginning of 2016.  It was to stay better connected to the people that matter.  That meant returning phone calls more promptly, reaching out to people I hadn’t spoken to in a while, writing real … Continue reading

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Free Cycles: Build A Bike

It took me a while to get to this part.  Honestly, I was dragging my feet a little bit because the idea of building my own bike was a little overwhelming.  So I did what any good, mechanically challenged person … Continue reading

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Hair, House, Homesickness

It’s a weird time of year for me in New Haven – the day after the rest of Yale graduated, I had a midterm in one of my classes.  It’s not even my last class; I still have one more … Continue reading

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It’s something I’ve been meaning to teach myself to do for a while – I crochet a bit (see “15 Years of Blanket“), but I’d never tried knitting.  My grandmother knit – I have two sweaters she made, and I’m … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

According to all the yoga studio newsletters I subscribe to, Monday is Valentine’s Day and we should be celebrating by loving ourselves, loving the people in our lives and doing yoga that facilitates all that.  Normally I’m all about spreading … Continue reading

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Lessons From My Sister’s Wedding

Before flying out to Tucson for my sister’s wedding (October 17, 2009), I thought that my weekend was going to be one of basking by the pool side and debauchery, but it turned out to be quite educational. The first … Continue reading

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