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    a summery giveaway from bridge & burn.

    This giveaway is sponsored by Bridge & Burn, makers of classic and understated apparel for men and women. I’ve got a running list of things I’m planning to pack for our stay in France.…

    May 11, 2016 32 Comments
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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 21 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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    summer buggies.

    I’m paranoid about my woollies. There have been too many winters where I’ve pulled a wool something-or-other out of a closet only to find that it’d been eaten alive in the off-season. Truth is:…

    July 18, 2013 8 Comments
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    an herbal foot soak for summer feet.

    Photographing feet is tricky business. Photographing your own feet? Well, that’s some kind of blogger rite of passage isn’t it? While we’re still on the subject of clean floors and clean feet, I wanted…

    May 2, 2013 9 Comments
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    make-believe: summer bbq

    just daydreaming about a few things for my favorite kinds of summertime bbqs. we’re galavanting about in mid-coast maine right now, probably doing lots of things much less stylishly, but nonetheless,  here’s to a…

    July 5, 2012 8 Comments