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Monthly Archives: June 2013

the good old days

the good old days

The thrill of summer is palatable. I could nearly feel it vibrating in the air as I watched the eighth-turned-ninth-grade students my husband teaches march up the aisle at their graduation a couple of weeks ago. Young couples ride the train into the city in the late morning, flirting all the way, free to adventure […]

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in the mood


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in the mood

With summer officially upon us, I am feeling very much in the mood. My corner of the world (see photos) and the whole of the Internet (see links) are bursting with the evidence of this season—abundant berries and stone fruits, a plethora of ways to use them up (as though we were ever at a loss!), […]

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tuck this away


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tuck this away

I make a lot of salads. They feel simple, particularly those I throw together to fill me up at mid-day or to accompany a weeknight dinner. I’ve not shared any of them here; I’d always thought them too humble. But after Kimberley and I determined that a kitchen-sink-sort-of-salad we’d made for lunch was more than […]

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