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Monthly Archives: January, 2012

Remodel update: walls up, patience down

We’re about two months into our kitchen/family room remodel project, one month or so to go (God willing).  The excitement and fascination with watching “the process” is slowly morphing into … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spotted on the streets

The Sartorialist by blogger and photographer Scott Schuman is visual poetry…he manages to find regular people on the street, and sometimes not so regular, and displays their image in such … Continue reading

January 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Palm Springs: The Sequel

It was the fall of 2007 when I first visited Palm Springs, California. What brought me there was a getaway with five other girlfriends. The trip was instigated by one friend … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Parents take heed: “Cinderella Ate My Daughter”

The book Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein is a provocative, sometimes witty, examination of the relatively recent and fast rise of the “girlie girl” culture in America.  The … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Make this: Sour Cream, Bacon and Cheddar Drop Biscuits

I love biscuits and scones and have tried so many recipes, but this one that I tried most recently was a-mazing.  Found it Christmas morning Googling around for a new … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Men at Work

It was like Grand Central Station here the past few weeks. Between the carpenters, the HVAC guy, the plumbers, electricians, and cabinet guy, and our project manager and architect meetings, … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mixing up tasty treats at The Yogurt Lab in Minneapolis

Really, really good stuff.  The Yogurt Lab opened recently near Lake Calhoun and the Whole Foods there, at 3100 Excelsior Blvd.  I headed there with my daughter and some friends … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thank you notes to make you smile

It’s that time of year when many notes of thanks change hands.  After discarding all the Christmas wrappings, wearing new sweaters and jewelry, and setting up the new video games … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

To be less stupid in the New Year…

I’m baack.  Apologies for the hiatus to those who actually missed me.  What began as a break from writing during the pre-Christmas scramble (during which I run out to stores … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment