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    roasted peaches + cashew cream popsicles.

    The temperatures have dipped a little this week. Not a ton. But enough to make things interesting. James started eyeing his sourdough starter with renewed interest. I made a tomato sauce and actually cooked it. We’ve…

    August 24, 2016 17 Comments
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    peaches, et cetera.

    This morning’s been a study in learning how to take photographs in a very dark apartment and waking up early for peaches. I wanted to get to the farmers’ market in our neighborhood while…

    July 11, 2013 10 Comments
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    whiskey and peaches. a cocktail.

    my uncle duane officiated our wedding. there’s been some debate over the use of the term officiant since he’s neither ordained by a church nor, that we know of, a sea captain. he’s not…

    August 20, 2012 12 Comments
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    simple matters 03: camille storch.

    Camille Storch | Wayward SparkThe tagline of Camille’s blog is “Genuine, seasonal Americana” and it’s one of my favorite spots on the internet. If you’ve ever wanted to know the ins and outs of…

    November 16, 2015 8 Comments
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #113: Get cloth napkins you’ll love over more practical ones.My friend Rachel is getting married. She wants to put white napkins on her wedding registry. Practicality and a mother’s loving opinion say get…

    October 15, 2014 20 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this blueberry toast. {because butter + jam.} 2. these sweet slippers from rennae. {because, gah!} 3. this journal. {for making me write just one line a…

    July 18, 2014 15 Comments
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    summer fruits and veg.

    It never feels like summer has fully arrived until there are field tomatoes and peaches at the market. The tomatoes are gnarled and bulbous and leaking with ripeness; so ugly they’re beautiful. The peaches…

    August 6, 2013 6 Comments
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    midsummer magic.

    It’s a good time of year, this one we’re in right now. It’s not the midsummer of the summer equinox, but the midsummer that means it’s the beginning of August and fully half the…

    August 1, 2013 16 Comments
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    our wedding.

    fence post & flowers, bailing twine & mason jars.cedar posts & & dad.the spectacular, the genius, the perfectly wonderful, roosevelt dime.more flowers from the farm.benches & doilies (teetering on the edge of grandma-dom,…

    October 22, 2012 60 Comments