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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.  I haven’t written over the holidays, but wanted to check in quickly to promise that more posts will be returning in 2014, and I am grateful to all of my kind readers this year. I’d like to begin this new year thinking about all the good things from the previous year, and […]

Loss and the Sea

Thursday afternoon brought news the news I’d spent a week and a half preparing for.  My dear friend Sara passed away peacefully after a long battle with brain cancer.  Words can’t really sum her up – she was one of those people who can make friends with everyone.  She was my co-worker, carpool buddy, and […]

Sunday Afternoons

I used to dread Sundays.  As a teacher, the pace of my weekend is so different from my weekdays.  However, last autumn my friend started coming over for Sunday night dinners.  It was the season for soups, and they seemed like a perfect Sunday night food, so I started making a new soup each Sunday.  […]

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