Monthly Archives: November 2012

An afternoon in Arlington

The weekend before Thanksgiving, James and I took a Sunday afternoon to go out to Arlington Cemetery.  It was one of those perfect fall days, the type that I thought had been scared away by Hurricane Sandy. But no, Arlington … Continue reading

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Share the soup [recipes].

Confession: I am really bad at making soup. Don’t get me wrong, I can throw together chili, I could live off of this pumpkin black bean soup, and I make a pretty wicked tortilla soup (thanks Suze, for that recipe), … Continue reading

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That Unifying Human Moment

I love what my friend Ashley posted about Thanksgiving: “I’m just thankful we are all SO THANKFUL! What a unifying human moment!” And as I looked through pictures of our wonderful trip to Indiana, I can’t help but feel thankful … Continue reading

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I am thankful that he came home safely.

Who says that thankful posts have to stop because Thanksgiving is over? I forgot to bring my camera cord to Indiana, so no pictures of our Thanksgiving week here until after we get back to DC. In the meantime, some … Continue reading

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We are thankful for baby Susie.

Today on the blog we have another precious baby, Susie. I knew Susie’s parents at college, and have followed from afar their extremely rough pregnancy (as in, Becky was so sick that she had IVs most of the time) and … Continue reading

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I am thankful I get to marry….

Today, some thankfulness from Liz: This couple is getting married next June and I am pretty pumped. She is marrying Homère, who is basically the nicest human being that has ever existed. And I can personally testify to Liz being … Continue reading

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One of the very best things about being married…

… is that this: Becomes this: Your family more than doubles overnight. AWESOME. Yes, it means that you enter into the realm of juggling holidays, remembering lots of new names and relationships, and meshing different backgrounds but still — you … Continue reading

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