Monthly Archives: December 2008

Last Post for 2008

It’s so quiet here this morning. My parents left yesterday. For the first time in four days I haven’t seen either my brother or my sister-in-law. S.’s university gives him this week off, so he is upstairs, with Skylar curled … Continue reading

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Recipes and Yoga, Yoga and Recipes

If you moved into your new house the second week in December, and were hosting your family for Christmas, and were pretty close to a complete breakdown because the family who lived in your home before you apparently didn’t clean … Continue reading

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Movies and Plays, 2008

One of my goals for 2008 was to prioritize activities that bring me joy. This time last year I felt that I skipped doing a lot of things that would make me happy, either because there wasn’t enough time or, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Shadyside

The first time S. and I moved to Pittsburgh, it took us three trips to the city to get an apartment. On the first visit, we looked at apartments in the strip district,  because I had the notion that living … Continue reading

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December means blogkeeping – Today, a 2008 book review

It’s December 1st! Happy 31st Birthday, A! It’s the first day of the last month of the calendar year, and I am sitting at my desk, drinking a cup of coffee, surrounded by half-packed boxes and wondering what kind of … Continue reading

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