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Posted 7 days ago at elephantine
I had some cat ears, but sadly, I can no longer find them! So I probably won't be dressed up at all. But I do love seeing all the kids! :)
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Happy (almost) Halloween! Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at elephantine
A late-blooming dahlia. (I love how different it is from this one from twelve weeks ago.) Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at elephantine
Zelda being Zelda. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at elephantine
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at elephantine
My favorite corner of my office. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at elephantine
I'll check it out! :)
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2018 on 38/52 at elephantine
Ah, two very talented writers! I haven't read those particular books, but I did really enjoy Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff and The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti.
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2018 on 38/52 at elephantine
Those are two books that I've been meaning to read. The first chapter of The Idiot was excerpted in the New Yorker, and it captivated me.
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I'm not familiar with the first book (I'll look it up!) but I love Animal Farm. Also, I think there's something interesting about reading a book that's very different from the one you just finished — it can bring out aspects of each book that you wouldn't have ordinarily seen.
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I'm almost finished reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, a beautiful multi-generational saga. What have you been reading lately? Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at elephantine
Lincoln Park. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at elephantine
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Rufus being Rufus. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at elephantine
Hi Annie! I actually have a guide to Seattle here: Please note that I haven't updated it for almost two years, though, so it's a tiny bit out of date. (I'll try to update it soon!) Enjoy exploring! :)
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Posted Sep 2, 2018 at elephantine
Thanks, Vickie! :)
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2018 on 33/52 at elephantine
Aw, thank you, Annie!
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Stayed a few days in Victoria, BC this last week, most of which was spent eating: Bao, Fol Epi, OLO, Shanzee’s Biscuit Cafe, Pizzeria Prima Strada. And yet, no food pics! Here's a shot of the rotunda inside the Parliament... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at elephantine
Thank you! :)
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Thank you, Lauren!
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I went to a paint-your-own-pottery place last week and painted a few little dessert plates. This one's my favorite. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at elephantine
I'm seriously so flattered by that. If I had time to devote to it, I would write more of those stories :)
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