Monthly Archives: June 2011

Return to Paris

In the center of Paris, right in front of Notre Dame, there is a brass circle that marks the very middle of the city. This spot is usually obstructed by tourists, but it is said that pausing on this location … Continue reading

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Packing

Every inch of my space in every domain is a disaster. I am packing, endlessly packing, and the stacks and piles have 5 categories: Going to Paris. Not going to Paris but still going to DC and necessary in KY … Continue reading

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One week from today . . .

. . . I will be getting on a plane to go back to the place that I love so much: This means my blog will be decidedly more dramatic for the next month or so before returning to recount the … Continue reading

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Midsummer Update

Ok, so maybe I am not as industrious during the summer as I had hoped. I have about a week and a half before I leave for Paris, and I have yet to do many of the things that I … Continue reading

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Amish Squash Grilled Pizza (Variation from Smitten Kitchen)

Growing up I didn’t realize how eccentric and fun my great uncle Lyman was because we only saw him every other year for reunions. But in the past 5 years he has decided to retire around the corner from my … Continue reading

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Some Words About Brothers

I know this is the third sappy family post, but bear with me. I have two brothers, both of whom are exceedingly talented.  Zach comes home later this summer from England, where he is finishing his masters at Oxford in … Continue reading

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Family Ties

I wrote already about the reason for my family all getting together, that of celebrating our grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary.  Today I wanted to devote a post to the rest of the celebration. Initially, my grandmother was worried that no … Continue reading

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60 Years Together

Today is my grandparentss 60th wedding anniversary. 60 years. I can barely fathom that. The whole extended family is in town (minus Zach, who was sorely missed) and this is the first time in 6 years that we have all … Continue reading

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