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Paris by the colors.

One time I told James that I wanted to make a giant color wheel, made entirely of photos of the colorful doors all over DC. He calmly replied that he can only muster the appropriate enthusiasm for so many of … Continue reading

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Paris: Taking Stock

Making : plans for the group of students I have arriving on Friday. Cooking : soft boiled eggs over spinach creamed with goat cheese – my favorite French meal, and one I ate for dinner every night for several weeks … Continue reading

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It doesn’t get easier.

James: “If you could go back in time, what would you do?” Hannah:  “I think it would be cool to hang out with my parents before they had kids.” “Wait- what? Seriously?” “No wait- I want to go to their … Continue reading

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Taking that “Y” right out of DIY: a bunny tea with The Little Palette.

There is a constant dilemma plaguing the modern woman: To DIY or to do what I like to think of as the PIY- Pay it Yourself. The world (cough… Pinterest… cough) convinces us that we MUST do ALL OF THE … Continue reading

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He says it can’t be done.

A couple months ago, I announced to James that I intended to spend my 5 weeks in Europe this summer living out of a carry-on sized suitcase. And then he erupted in snort-laughter and declared this impossible. His scoffing is … Continue reading

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Sports People

I do not come from Sports People. I come from book people, from museum people, from long discourses on archeology and trampolines-are-dangerous people. I was raised with an innate fear of any situation in which my legs would be over … Continue reading

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Derby Party, pie included.

Despite my general love for Washington and our life here, Kentucky will always have my heart. You better believe that I would hightail it back to the Bluegrass state in an instant if the opportunity presented itself.  This love prompts … Continue reading

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