Sorry for the delayed post.  I am currently visiting my brother, sister-in-law, niece, and brand-new nephew in Newport Beach, CA. It is 11:25PM local time and originally I was due in to Boston on the red-eye, but with the “Frankenstorm” about to hit the East Coast my flight has been delayed until Tuesday.  Granted an […]


David had three boxes of “man stuff” when we first moved in together. These cardboard boxes consisted of the most random items: Indian flutes, boomerangs, trumpet horns, cologne, old photos of previous girlfriends, some half filled in journals, pens, markers, sheet music, a lock picking kit, drill bits, tins full of loose coins, rubber bands, […]

zesty quinoa with broccoli and cashews

We do not eat enough quinoa. Tonight we decided to correct this.  Often we are guilty of planning a meal around a particular animal protein putting the veggies and grains on the side.  While we always choose lean proteins (when we are not trying to impress dinner guests), we decided to spend this week putting […]

life lately, according to my iphone

It has been quiet here lately.  Much time as been spent on watching the leaves change in New England though House projects beckon.  Being “first time home owners” has its perks. Yet, while the leaves are beautiful to look at now…one of these days we are going to have an epic raking project on our […]


Yesterday I read the following post on The Daily Muse Blog. Her description of the difference between relaxing and being lazy really struck me.  I often find myself in a whirlwind of thought as I struggle to settle down and relax and feel compelled nonetheless to be DOING SOMETHING. My current remedy to this constant push-and-pull within […]


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