Category Archives: life as we know it

  I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the leisurely pace of the last few weeks. I’ve had time to catch up on snail mail correspondence with friends old and new. I still haven’t tackled the backlog of New Yorkers though. One day…     We finished up our Father Brown read aloud and read The Legend of […]

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It’s hard to believe tomorrow makes two full weeks of baby mooning and yet it does and with it come a return to work and travel for the Mister and a return to normal (or some version of normal) for me and the littles. I’m giving us next week to settle into a new-ish normal […]

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  The times they are busy. I found this sweet little kitten almost two weeks ago. She was on death’s door, weighed right at 2lbs, malnourished, dehydrated. A trip to the vet for fluids and some syringe feeding and now, she’s finally beginning to eat on her own. She loves being with us, around us, […]

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I woke up Saturday morning to an empty house, a box of donuts on the counter. Kids gone, car gone, bank card gone. A stack of French novels and magazines piled on the sofa. And I exhaled and gave thanks for one of the dearest people in my life, a friend from grad school, now […]

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  Saturday morning was breakfast at the café with the Red Bean: a proper capp for me, Darjeeling for her, peach scones. Then Mister and I headed out to do some birthday shopping for the Poulette and enjoy a late lunch. This heading out without kids in tow is a new thing for us, one […]

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