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  • February23rd

    The Oscars are this Sunday, and I — like you, I’m sure — will be cheering on Octavia Spencer to take home the Best Supporting Actress prize for her role as Minny in The Help.


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  • February17th

    A long, long time ago… in a galaxy far, far away… I had a normal, adult job. I got up every Monday through Friday morning and showered for it. And then I drove to work all alone in my quiet car while I soaked up all the important news on NPR.

    Now I have a mom job. I report to work every day. (In the words of Violet, the Dowager Countess, “What is a weekend?”) Some days I get a chance to shower (hooray!), and I catch bits of what’s happening on The Outside by straining to hear the Today Show over a discordant orchestra of 18 different “educational” toys that are all making noise at the same time.

    Last month, my two galaxies collided when my former bosses, Aaron & Gretchen (pictured here at our wedding four years ago – look how wellested I look!)…

    Wedding with A&G

    Photo by Jonathan Adams

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  • February3rd

    Everyone knows the only sport that really matters is Kentucky basketball. But THIS weekend, those guys from that one team are playing those other guys from that other team in the Superbowl. Hooray for fun commercials, pigging out, and drinking beer in the afternoon (although some of us just call that “Tuesday”).

    If you’re looking for a dish you can make for football watching, here are some suggestions.

    CRAB CAKES (pdf)


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