Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Big, Fat Zero

May 31, 20136 Comments

Next week I have a birthday ending in a big, fat zero. I spent no shortage of time bemoaning this milestone. I’ll feel better once the date has passed and I’m not ruminating or asked to talk about it anymore. It took me a while to pinpoint what specifically had me so wound up. It’s just another year. I’m the same person. I have much for which to be thankful. It’s better than the alternative…so why the crankiness? Continue reading ›

Spring Garden Lunch

May 23, 20136 Comments

Entertaining can be exhausting or exhilarating. I’ve had it both ways and I much prefer the latter, don’t you? I love to cook for friends. I adore hosting holiday feasts – Thanksgiving is my favorite – but it took me while to figure out how to do so without running myself into the ground. Continue reading ›

Embracing the New

May 17, 20136 Comments

“Do you know what a badonkadonk* is?” my mother asked me one day over the phone. I burst into a fit. “Yes. Why?” She told me about a class she’d taken to expand her already robust vocabulary. She had a slew of new words she was just itching to use. Continue reading ›

Girls Gone Raw

May 09, 20132 Comments

It’s actually pretty simple. My hope in life and work is to be inspired and to inspire. Luckily, I live in Mt. Pleasant,  DC’s eclectic community of artists, activists, foodists and savers-of-the-world. We live amongst quite a few attorneys, too, many of whom fall into the aforementioned categories. It’s DC, after all. Inspiration lives right around the corner and just down the block. Continue reading ›

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