Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Burning House

Years ago, I pondered this question: What objects would I grab from my burning house? The answer–my photos–was an unrealistic one in that I had many, many cumbersome albums. That led me to digitize and upload much of my collection. … Continue reading

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Fun with Photo Captions

Oh, those poor souls who are immortalized on the Internet, myself included (I’m number 5). Here are some of my favorite caption attempts over at Leigh vs. Laundry, and I’ve even won a couple of times. Click on the links to … Continue reading

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Nude Poses, the Beats, and William Shatner Reading Rocket Man

Pushing past the black cloth that blocked the room from the street, my friend and I clutched our sketch pads and entered the den of artists. The nude model was on a break and all the chairs were filled, so … Continue reading

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Salmon in Parchment

This Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Sarah from All Our Fingers in the Pie, who challenged us to cook en papillote, or in parchment. Even my picky eater loves both salmon and asparagus, so I chose these as the … Continue reading

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Tweet This Thursday

Mom’s Bookshelf & More is hosting a retweeting hop. 47 Years of Great Rock, a video and list Retweet Hop #TTT 7/12 #RockMusic — Marcy L (@MarcyTooTimid) July 12, 2012 If you give a mom a blog… Retweet … Continue reading

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Bumps Along the Path to the Rugged Maniac

Update: My Rugged Maniac race report A woman who is more rugged than I am (Photo by Bob Jagendorf) And you know that you’re over the hill When your mind makes a promise that your body can’t fill — “Old … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday from the Farm

For Meatless Monday, I made meals featuring vegetables and fruits from my CSA farm share. Each new share is giving me at least a few new ingredients to try out. Today I had blueberry oatmeal for breakfast, escarole with garbanzo … Continue reading

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