Crumpets and tea

There are some mornings—particularly on a lazy day off—when nothing but crumpets and tea will do. Crisp and yet spongy, slathered with clotted cream and berry preserves and dollops of lemon curd, accompanied by Twinings blackcurrant tea and a good book (in this case, Julia Child‘s My Life in France, cowritten with Alex Prud’homme), crumpets have become my […]

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Another introverts comic

Well, I wouldn’t have game night or a dance-off by myself, but the rest of the comic speaks to my tendencies pretty well. :) Could you imagine an introvert like Lincoln becoming a POTUS today? Then again, The Atlantic Wire did recently point out that JFK himself was an introvert. (illustration: Grant Snider, via Inkwell […]

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The fourth shot left me breathless. I would so love to be traversing that path!…just dawdling, taking my time to take in the colors, nowhere to be but where I am.

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More reasons to spend a month or so wandering around Spain… :)

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Instagram filters

Been goin’ kinda nutso on Instagram lately. I’d had the app on my iPhone for ages, but never really used it until recently because we’re upping our involvement with it at work. Now I’ve finally signed on, I’ve been subjecting whatever usable photos I have to Lo-Fi, Hefe, Valencia, and other filters while I get […]

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The Bay Area hardly knew summer this year, it’s been so cool. Even so, I can hardly wait for autumn…in Minneapolis! Made good on a Delta airfare sale, so this fall I’m going to visit an old friend who moved there and finally, finally get to check out Everyday Poems for City Sidewalk myself, hopefully […]

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