Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Tale of One Apartment, Expressed by Pics from Pinterest

Remember the Great Apartment Search? Well it is OVER. For the last couple of weeks I have felt like this: Which has pretty much made me want to do this: But today at noon we got the call saying that … Continue reading

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Super Powers

If James could have a super power, he would want to fly. I, on the other hand, would obviously want to talk to animals. When James asked me why, I explained how much easier life would be. (“Mouse, please don’t … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by PINK

Pink is the color of spring in DC. I suppose that pink is a common spring color, but I have never been as overwhelmed by its presence as I have this year in DC. Obviously, everyone thinks of the pink … Continue reading

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The Great Apartment Search

“We could always grab a tent and take up with the occupiers in McPhereson Square.” This is what I tell James when we get really discouraged about finding an apartment, THE apartment, our first apartment together. It doesn’t need to … Continue reading

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Eastern Market

When Rachel was visiting a couple weeks ago, the weekend of the race and shower, we took Sunday evening for a long walk through Eastern Market. (And yes, I am drawing that one weekend of fun into multiple posts. It … Continue reading

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Run, run, as fast as you can

Confession: I am a master manipulater. I blame it on being a middle child and I learned it from my mother (also a middle child) who can have you finishing something you swore you would never do before you even … Continue reading

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2 comments on Easter from those who said it well

“He has forced open a door that has been locked since the death of the first man. He has met, fought, and beaten the King of Death. Everything is different because He has done so. This is the beginning of … Continue reading

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Shower Power and Flower(s) and Flour

During college, I spent many a spring evening stuffing my face with shower food. At small private colleges the adage “ring before spring” does often prove true. And with every giggly bride there are showers. And with every shower, there … Continue reading

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When you love someone, you have to take up the causes they think are important…

… But sometimes it is really easy. Like this year with Kentucky basketball. I actually had to teach my students the very important verb écraser (to crush) so we could adequately discuss Wildcat domination. (James, my beloved Hoosier, would like … Continue reading

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