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That time I wanted to buy a house.

This month we enter our third year of living in this little one bedroom apartment on Capitol Hill, a place where I don’t think we really intended to stay for three years. And I love this little place, really I … Continue reading

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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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