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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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    our wedding.

    fence post & flowers, bailing twine & mason jars. cedar posts & bottles. mom & dad. the spectacular, the genius, the perfectly wonderful, roosevelt dime. more flowers from the farm. benches & doilies (teetering…

    October 22, 2012
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    When I first typed the title, I accidentally wrote persevering. Make no mistake, friends–to complete a marathon day of canning is to persevere indeed. On Sunday, we joined friends to pickle green beans and…

    September 24, 2012
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this bowl of watermelon. {and the others. not even minding all those seeds}. 2. this army jacket. {because it was paul’s. i might be the only pacifist…

    August 24, 2012
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these pajama pants. {because sometimes starting the morning’s work in pajamas feels pretty okay. ‘specially clean and pretty ones}. 2. this summer fruit. {because it was…

    June 29, 2012