Monthly Archives: June 2011

Travel bulletin, with photos

I do not often travel alone with Kate other than to Eastman or the grocery store, but those do not count. This past weekend was one of the rare times we left behind Bruce and Carmen the dog and spent … Continue reading

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Bringing work home

In another life, I studied oil painting. I miss that. I’d like to think, though it’s probably not true, that if I had the room (painting in oils takes up space, and requires that no one cares much what happens … Continue reading

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Medaljakager

Sunday was a day at home for Kate and me. I was up most of the night, Kate awoke with the fever and sore throat she had when she went to sleep, and I needed to bake a cherry pie … Continue reading

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Patti’s got a gun…

…she ain’t never gonna be the same. With apologies to Aerosmith. My latest foray into Sharon Tyler Herbst’s The Joy of Cookies is lemon spritz cookies (or sprits, from Sweden). These required a cookie press which, until this past Wednesday … Continue reading

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In which I remember (belatedly) I have a blog

My apologies. Late May and early June are a bundle of crazy for me work-wise. Preparing for the end of the school year at my so-called job involves acquiring and sorting through over 1300 books for appropriate reading levels for … Continue reading

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