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Daring Bakers: August

Blog-checking lines: The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar High Fridays for a co-event and Elissa was the gracious hostess of both. Using the theme of beurre noisette, or browned butter, Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to [...]

One Rainy Day in August

It hasn’t rained much all summer. It did today. I realized two things: You cannot be responsible for the thoughts and motivations of other people and you cannot keep making excuses for them. I rediscovered U2′s “Stay”. That band’s best songs are never their most popular. For now, that is all.

State of the Union

The summer is winding down and I can’t wait for it to end. I’ve been working lawyer’s hours and am utterly exhausted. The cool of the fall won’t bring much relief thanks to the continuing baby boom, though it sounds like the hospital will finally give way and agree to pay us a little more [...]

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

What a week! I heard intriguing, unsolicited news, went to the newest hot spot in University City (they don’t call me the unofficial MC for nothing), booked the long-awaited trip to Turkey, cashed in on last week’s interminable work hours, heard the most horrifying OR True Story ever, caught an unsolicited glimpse of the other [...]


It nearly went to the wire and I had to forgo Greece, but after weeks (no months!) of stressing out the scheduling staff and waiting for the green light, I finally got it. I spent this past weekend, reviewing all my research and trying to imagine myself in all the different tours. Since Turkey is [...]

Someone’s Already Said All the Good Stuff


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