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Coming home means…

Piles of shoes by the back door because I will never ever ever be considered adult enough to be allowed to keep my shoes on in my mother’s house.  Stolen moments practicing piano when no one is home because I … Continue reading

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The something of nothing.

I think I come across at least an article a week about how horrible academia is, how everyone in grad school is delusional, foolish, and doomed to professional failure and misery. I obviously have time to read these articles because … Continue reading

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The things that make it home.

They say that the older you get, the more you realize that home is less a physical location, and more the people that matter. A part of me believes this. Over the past ten months, home has become where James … Continue reading

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Around this home… there are plants that I kill.

“Why can’t I keep anything alive?” “Listen, I love you, but you’re a plant killer. It’s what you do. It’s a good thing our children won’t need to photosynthesize.” “But I  photosynthesize! Think of how much sun I have to have … Continue reading

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Around this home… there are pillows you can’t sleep on.

 “How is it that we have 7 pillows on the bed and I can only sleep with one of them?”  “Because 5 of them are decorative pillows.” “All 5? Can’t I just use this big fluffy one?” “No – that’s … Continue reading

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Kentucky Winter

Winter in Kentucky is a wet and muddy mess. States further north get snow to hide their naked winter selves and states further south get spared some of the cold. Kentucky just gets long, cold, soggy winters broken up by … Continue reading

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“Wegmanns at home.”

Lately there has been a lot of time spent at home, just James and me. Sometimes we just declare to each other that we need to be Wegmanns at home, rather than Wegmanns out being social and fun. There has … Continue reading

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Milestones.

Lately there have been lots of big accomplishments around this home.  Or maybe not so big. So little, in fact, that if I didn’t put them here, they might go unnoticed.  I have learned to like brussle sprouts and oatmeal, … Continue reading

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The Fourth the way it should be.

The Fourth of July might just be my favorite holiday. I love Christmas and Thanksgiving, but they have so much more pressure attached. There are gifts, traditions, weighty religious and historical undertones, and all sorts of hype. But on July … Continue reading

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Shower: Rejoicing while one shoves one’s face with finger foods

I have been remiss in blogging about the amazing wedding shower that I was thrown a couple weeks ago. Let me pause to say that there are lots of not-fun parts to wedding planning. Tracking down addresses, remembering lots of … Continue reading

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