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32 Books in 2014

My reading goal for 2014 was 30 books, and the two I started and finished since last Friday pushed me...
31 DEC
2014

Holiday Card Almosts

(Our real holiday card can be found on my studio blog, but these are more fun. Plus: butts.)...
25 DEC
2014

Double Sexy Christmas

This year's Christmas gift was a last minute change in plans because I wasn't very excited about our original plan...
23 DEC
2014

Golden Privilege (33.10)

The more parenting that I do, the more I am aware of just how goddamned privileged I was as a...
06 NOV
2014

When September Ends (33.9)

I've been experiencing low-grade depression most (all?) of the month but wasn't able to identify it as such. Which is...
01 OCT
2014

Kincaid Park

23 SEP
2014

Making of a Ringmaster

This month's self portrait started just like almost every other self portrait I've done: with a trip to the thrift...
05 SEP
2014

Ringmaster (33.8)

Steve spent over a week in Indianapolis earlier this month at GenCon. He had a great time and I am...
31 AUG
2014

Pair of Frogs

06 AUG
2014

Living As An Impostor (33.7)

Our dishwasher went on the fritz a few weeks ago, making this terrible noise at the beginning of the wash...
31 JUL
2014

Bird Rave

Last week I was crabby. Last week I was crabby because I didn't get any sleep. Last week I was...
18 JUL
2014

Bike to Work Day

In the beginning of June, Anchorage held it's annual Bike To Work Day which is a very fun day that...
15 JUL
2014

Lemon Raspberry Cupcake

Lemon cake 3 cups self-rising flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter - room temperature 2 cups white sugar...
10 JUL
2014

Mitzi Turns Three

America has the great honor of sharing a birthday with our youngest dog, Mitzi. Remember when she was a wee...
04 JUL
2014

A Little Bit of Polka Dots (33.6)

This is not a How I Spent My Summer Vacation, By Valette Keller, Age 33 kind of a blog post....
29 JUN
2014

North Wildwood Boardwalk

21 JUN
2014

Easy Saturday

08 JUN
2014

Standing In My Own Way (33.5)

This has not been a good mental health month for me. It has been a month of desperately trying to...
31 MAY
2014

Get Myself Grounded (33.4)

April has been the calm before the burst of summer activity. The sun is out yet the breeze is still...
30 APR
2014

Exhausting Darkness (33.3)

My eye has turned me into the kind of person who will not shut up about her medical problems and...
31 MAR
2014

Eye Face and Magical Steroids

Two weekends ago I had a fantastic engagement session at Beluga Point. There were no clouds in the sky and...
21 MAR
2014

Playing After the Snowstorm

16 MAR
2014

Entrances, Exits and Transitions (33.2)

February has been a month of big change as I started my new job. The transition came with more drama...
01 MAR
2014

Sunrises and Avalanches

I spent a day in Valdez this past week. Before my meetings started, I found a coffee stand and parked...
08 FEB
2014

The Inner Voice of Lady Justice (33.1)

I'm pretty terrible with making decisions. Wait, let me qualify that. I'm pretty terrible with making important decisions. Also decisions...
28 JAN
2014

2013 in Books

At the beginning of 2013 I set a goal to read 25 books that year. I figured 2 per month...
01 JAN
2014

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