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    out and about: brooklyn botanic garden

    I hope you’ve come to expect it, really. This time of year practically begs for a weekly catalog of the blooming things and I’m nothing if not up for the challenge. First the crocuses,…

    May 4, 2015
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    four summers in brooklyn.

    When I was pregnant with Faye, I didn’t know if she would be a girl or a boy, or when precisely she would arrive, but I knew that when she finally came, there would…

    June 23, 2014
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    brooklyn, a century ago.

    I’ve been poring over these family photos lately. There’s lots to say about them, but for now I couldn’t help but to share them as a little celebration of Brooklyn in the summertime. I…

    April 25, 2013
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    brooklyn loves boston.

    Photo by Lucky Tran; Illuminations by @NYClightbrigade and @illuminator99 I’m not a runner. Just a sister to runners. Proud by proxy. In my estimation, there is only one reason to stand at a marathon finish line. It…

    April 16, 2013
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    make-believe: biking with a baby.

    Blame it on the fact that I’ve spotted a certain neighborhood celebrity twice this week cruising around the block on her very sweet ride, complete with toddler seat and saddlebags. Or that more generally,…

    September 29, 2015
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    the more they stay the same.

    I’m in the final stages of working with a designer to move my blog to a brighter, shinier, all-around-easier-to-use space next week. The changes won’t be anything too drastic. But I’m looking forward to…

    September 28, 2015
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this book. {because it’s just what i needed to read.} 2. these barrettes. {because even though they keep getting pitched overboard, they’re mostly working for tiny…

    September 25, 2015
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    a neighborhood walk with cole haan.

    Faye and I recently had the chance to test-drive new shoes from the Cole Haan fall collection, including their brand new line for kids and babies. I chose complementary styles for me and for…

    September 24, 2015
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    points north.

    We’re back at it here in Brooklyn but our hearts are still very much still in balsam-scented Maine. I’m working on a few posts for this week to share some of the favorite spots…

    August 17, 2015
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    traveling tea leaves.

    In the spirit of powering down, refreshing the spirit and the senses, and finding a little breathing room to explore the wide world, things will be a little quiet in this space until we’re…

    August 5, 2015