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mix tape no. 03 // beginnings

Although beginnings happen in small ways everyday, from our morning routines to new relationships and jobs and homes, this is the season we celebrate them, give tribute to them. We imagine and create on otherwise blank slates, envisioning…
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mix tape no. 02 // a winter to remember

Old man Winter has finally arrived here (mildly by some of your standards), chasing the last of the leaves from the branches, forcing us into warm coats and under throw blankets. Although at times I miss the long evenings of the warmer months,…

mix tape no. 01 // the open road

We drove over 5000 miles on our trip to the West Coast this summer, just the six of us piled into our 'Burban. I admit that somewhere in the process, I grew a little addicted to the road--these strips of concrete interconnecting otherwise…

lately

I ♥ the 80s. At least the modern throwback to the 80s. The boys asked me the other day in what year I was born, and when I responded, "the end of 1978" they both in unison mockingly exclaimed, "whoaaaaaa! Did you know Leonardo DaVinci?"…
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mini-reads

So in this all-knowing-self-help-reference-book age of parenting, most of us realize how valuable it is to read to our kids and for our kids to spend time "reading" to themselves. But, in the overwhelming market of children's literature,…
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please understand me!

                    This book is about personalities. What do I think about it? Let’s just say that I have been reading, rereading, thinking about, and internalizing this book for the last year. I know -- it’s a little…