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Hey.

Oh hello there. I accidentally took a little week off of blogging to cap off this impressive semester of stuttering out maybe a blog a week. But just in case you were wondering, I did indeed pass my comp exams … Continue reading

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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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