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Cerulean blue glass lamp

This is one of a pair of glass lamps in one of the bedrooms of the condo. They are the least ornate of all the lamps in the bedrooms and also my favorite. I love the color, the shape of the base and the straight lines of the drum shade. I have something similar at [...]

Rite of Passage

[The last guest post of the week is by Jim Griffioen, one half of the blog Sweet Juniper. I fell in love with his writing a few years ago, and when he and his family moved from San Francisco to Detroit they spent an afternoon at our house in Salt Lake City (where Leta introduced [...]

Proud of my little bug

Leta’s first boat ride. She was terrified, but we never had to turn the boat around. Next milestone: getting her to put her feet in the sand. Willingly. We’ve been here six days and it hasn’t happened yet.

Warm footsies

Chuck is keeping warm in Utah where it snowed earlier this week. In June. I could be outraged about that, but yesterday I floated on my back in the ocean for two hours while tiny fish nipped at my toes. And then I fell asleep in the warm sand. I think this is what forgiveness [...]