Monthly Archives: August 2013

An evening with the Kyle family.

Last night we had some more dear friends pass through DC, again from France! In between a Capitol tour and burgers at Good Stuff (both absolutely essential DC experiences if you only have a day or two in this city), … Continue reading

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Mastery.

Oh hey, this happened a couple months ago.  And I have henceforth been signing things as “Hannah, Master Of French And All Some Of Its Books, Specifically The Depressing Angsty Ones.” But I could only share it with you today … Continue reading

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The Soul of Hospitality

When you live in a cool city, you inevitably have lots of visitors. As a middle child with a severe case of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), this is awesome. The year I lived in Paris, I think I hosted … Continue reading

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A Giveaway: Portrait session at the studio of Alumbra Photography

It’s important to keep childhood friends around you. They are the constant reminders that before you were cool and adult, you wore carpenter jeans and horse t-shirts. That before you knew how to properly operate a straightener and a mascara … Continue reading

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Country music makes me cry.

Country music makes me cry. Obviously, not all country songs make me cry. The ones that are full of honky-tonk happiness, barefooted women dancing on cars, and cowboys falling all over themselves – those make me turn up the dial … Continue reading

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Heirloom Caprese Tart

Sometimes I think sadly on my wasted years, those long years leading up to college where I didn’t like tomatoes. It wasn’t that I would turn up my nose to them in a nice pasta, but I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned from the PA Turnpike

In a span of two weeks, James and I drove the length of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Pittsburgh 6 times. Yes, SIX. That is six times too many. Every mile of that infernal road is blazed into my … Continue reading

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Nic and Susannah

A summer evening in Annapolis. An empty state house. A freak summer storm that blew out as fast and wild as it blew in. A cloudy sky that cleared just enough for a rainbow. A harbor bordered by ships and … Continue reading

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The Last Road-trip.

In May, I took my car in to get the oil changed. The little sticker that they put in my window said that I would need my next change at a certain number of miles, or November 13, 2013. I … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler, or, Dr. Quinn and Kentucky Hospitality.

Guys, do you remember that amazing TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman? What am I talking about – of course you remember it, because it was awesome. You can go watch the opening song here, and then come back when … Continue reading

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