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week in review: the big easy

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets today. So, I spent July 4th weekend and half of last week in New Orleans visiting my family. Baby Brother went with me, and we had a good–if sweltering–time. And I took lots of pics, for a change! I was greeted with this smiling face… Continue reading week in review: the big easy

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I’ve spent the past three hours going through boxes that have been in storage for years, as well as sorting through the contents of one bookshelf and deciding what to keep. Don’t worry, I’m not throwing any books away. I will, however, be taking a lot of them to Half Price Books. They’ll buy some… Continue reading downsizing

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making paper

…or “paper,” as Baby Brother says. (Trust me, you can just about see the air quotes when he says it. I don’t know why he even bothers to react to anything I do. He’s never going to understand me.) Anyway. So, as a former environmental biology major, you’d assume that recycling was pretty important to… Continue reading making paper

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  Being an adult is hard sometimes. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if someone else was responsible for cooking, cleaning, and making decisions? I think so. I’d happily give up the whole cooking/cleaning thing in a heartbeat. Then maybe I could focus more on decision-making…and perhaps I’d be less inclined to grab fast food… Continue reading adulting