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Category Archives: PERSONAL

Just You and Me

photo credit Yan Palmer As I start my maternity leave, I am trying to soak up every moment with my first daughter before the baby comes.  We are tangled on the couch reading Curious George after nap, running through every splash pad in Boston, exploring the bakeries (my sweet tooth has come alive), and meandering down the […]

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Strawberry Picking

I looked up from picking my first handful of strawberries and glanced over at Sammy… her face was already completely stained with red juice, her chin dripped onto her overalls, and the over flow of juice in her hands was running down towards her elbows.  She was crouched down next to a bush pounding every […]

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We went whale watching

As we approached the docks, Sammy used only two words, “boat” and “me (said with a pound of her chest).” As the captain stepped off the boat to give us a few instructions, Sammy began to pull my hand as hard as she could towards the ramp. The captain told us that he couldn’t guarantee we […]

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We heard that we had to drive up the Coastal Highway towards Malibu on our trip to LA. Now, I have never been a lover of Sunday drives or scenic routes that take twice/three times as long…and Sammy is a city girl that still dislikes any amount of  car seat time beyond 15 minutes. So with not […]

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