Category Archives: Nostalgia

The Wonder of Sky Mall

I’m in the process of building a new home with an egregiously large kitchen. So during a recent flight when I saw the top corner of the Sky Mall catalog peeking out of the seat back pocket I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Get Back Inside the Box

The children in my family have a long-standing gift-opening tradition. After excitedly ripping away the paper on the giant something-or-other our parents painstakingly tracked down, funded and gift-wrapped just for us, we marvel at our new possession for the requisite … Continue reading

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10 Greatest Holiday Movie Moments

I get sentimental every year Linus uses his blanket as a tree skirt for Charlie Brown’s sad sad tree, I’m on the edge of my seat when Frosty gets stuck inside the hot green house in Frosty the Snowman and … Continue reading

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Milestones

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of my move to California. As a former Army brat and current wanderer, I’ve had more than my share of move-aversaries. So this milestone may be a lame one, but I’m taking it anyways – … Continue reading

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Operation… and Other Games that Make Us Better

I love pasta. It’s a deep love, a passionate love, a two syllable lo-ove. And sometimes you do crazy things for love. So the other night when I was making a little rotini and one fell ever-so-dramatically under the burner, … Continue reading

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Better Never Than Early

I recently discovered this pretty nifty little device called an iPhone – it’s kind of like an iPod but you can make calls on it and apparently it’s all the rage. I decided I should probably buy one and I’m … Continue reading

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Waiting Game

After tying double knots in our shoelaces and crying to get what we want, the art of lining up is one of the first lessons we learn as a child. We lined up for lunch, we lined up for field … Continue reading

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