Monthly Archives: August 2010

Wine and dine us, plz

Remember the grand YES we said last year to the B&B getaway? We are SO GOING this weekend. My little mommy-heart has never felt so itchy to take off and explore the childless, hallowed historicity that is the B&B we’re heading … Continue reading

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The beyond amazing Carrie (of Bilingual in the Boonies and Tiki Tiki fame) has honored me by listing me as a must-read over on You can see the rec, and the amazing other bloggers, on their Must Read Moms top-40. I am … Continue reading

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More and more…

Three years ago today, I promised you myself. More and more, I find myself in you, and you in me. You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars. And you look even better in a suit than … Continue reading

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Jumping ship

Dear Academic Gods, …is it a bad sign when your department of six full-timers loses three, who are then replaced within a month? …also, how exactly did I become a senior member of that department, when I haven’t even celebrated my … Continue reading

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Paging Dr. Horking

Today is one of those hard days…waking up sick and continuing sick, even as I take it slow and attempt to control the nausea. Small bites, bland foods,  slow progress through my plain toast, but nothing seems to help and I … Continue reading

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