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conference, ahoy

Remember this conference I couldn’t decide about? I decided to go. Have I ever written about Yes-Life here? No? Well, when I was in grad school I kept accidentally acquiring fabulous new ways to spend my time. Okay, fine, they weren’t all fabulous, but some of them were lucrative. Okay FINE 12 dollars an hour […]


Life is crazy, crazy, crazy right now, but it’s time to fess up: I am the luckiest girl. I have a job that I adore. It’s Sunday night, and I’m not dreading Monday morning. Even though I’m busier than busy, I remain indifferent about Monday mornings. That’s nice. Nicer than nice. I have a fantabulous […]

fever pitch

On Sunday The Boy and I walked home from the train station feeling mutually lifeless. Drowsy. Spent. A fun-weekend-with-houseguests-and-friends hangover – happy feelings tempered by exhaustion, a looming dread related to the amount of dishes, laundry, and grocery shopping you haven’t been doing. Maybe a touch of an actual hangover? The topic of “alright what […]

a mighty weekend

FRIDAY Invented some questionable vanilla-cornmeal cupcakes with a lime buttercream frosting after work. Accidentally watched a hockey game at a friend’s place. I sure accidentally watch a lot of sports in this here romantic relationship. Forgot to bring invented cupcakes with me. Of course. SATURDAY Ate a cupcake for breakfast. Accidentally went to the Pride […]

dessen day

These kind of days don’t come around very often, once a year or two, when an author will put out a book that compels me to run out and buy the hardcover on pub day. The pool of authors is small, rarely added to, sometimes removed. It’s a personal choice. This book has to live […]

summer reading list 2013

Full disclosure: of all the lists of books I make for myself, this is the list I never follow. Let’s look at last year why don’t we? I wanted to read ten books. I read one – See You at Harry’s. I read 3 more before the end of 2012, but that is a rare […]