Archive | April, 2013

Apple Fritters

                    My blossoming 10 year old girl came into my room this morning before school and wormed her way under the covers.  Although she’s now nearly the size of a small adult, she still fits so beautifully into the crook of my arm.  The way she […]

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                    One Sunday at the flea market my little girl was looking through vintage muumuus when she paused and said, “Annie La Ganga.  Annie La Ganga.  Annie La Ganga.  Mom, what is that name?  Why am I saying that name?” It was like an incantation.  And […]

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Cock-a-Doodle-Doo Wine Country Tour (Emphasis On The Cock)

  My friend Rachel swooped into town this week, and while I was busy putting out fires, she and our friend Monica planned an impromptu girls’ weekend away.  They sent me the website of a resort up in Calistoga, and when I briefly checked it out on my phone, I thought it was odd that […]

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My Evening With The Bloggess, Her Tribe, And Fries

                    Photo courtesy of Evany Thomas. On April Fools Day I went to an evening book reading – which I never do – for Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, the hilarious and quirky memoir of Jenny Lawson, also known as the Bloggess.  (Do you love it? […]

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                    Yesterday I got a very sweet email from my lovely ex-husband saying that my best friend who broke my heart was moving back from the East Coast soon, and was buying a house in Berkeley.  The little town where I live.  We had been best […]

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Easter (For)Giving

                    Things have been a little crazier than usual lately: my business has grown by 25% in the last month and we just moved into new office space yesterday.  So there’s been no time for even the simplest things: my laundry has been in a basket […]

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