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The six days of birthday week

Oh, birthday week! The amazingness all started several years ago when Maggie showered me with gifts and birthday fun every day. And so, a birthday week tradition began. The best tradition, ever. Last week, we celebrated Maggie’s birthday week (a … Continue reading

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My summer manifesto

I realize we’re well into summer, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the next few weeks and how I am going to maximize all of this golden light and warm nights. Then I read Hula Seventy’s manifesto and I … Continue reading

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Cotton candy skies on the mountain

I’ve shared several posts (here and here) from a few days at that house on the mountain. One of my favorite parts was the sky at sunset and the brilliant shades of pinks and blues it turned. Maggie and I … Continue reading

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First, the vows. Then, the cannonballs. | Wedding photography

Boxes of tulips at the altar. Out-of-state friends camping out in the distance. Ink and vintage lace. Tears of joy and genuine gazes. A sweet, sweet pooches in the wedding party. Wedding-dress cannonballs into the pool. It was perfect. Shooting … Continue reading

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San Francisco on foot

Wandering aimlessly {for the most part}. + Color, color everywhere. + Ocean blue somewhere in the vicinity. = Life is good. Sometimes, the best way to understand the heart of San Francisco is to experience it on foot. That’s what … Continue reading

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Those who cook in Dutch ovens … Eat well

A few weeks ago, my aunt’s neighborhood celebrated its 9th Dutch Oven Gathering — aka pot party, aka DOG. My uncle and aunt started the event, and now everyone in the ‘hood is pretty much a professional. A Dutch oven … Continue reading

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Harvesting the vineyard | Home winemaking, part I

Confession: I am a wine fake. I live in a giant wine region. I sometimes write about wine. I talk about wine with people who love wine and who make their living from wine. I’m given wine by the glass … Continue reading

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