life

Mexico

July 19, 2012

First, thank you for your kind words and understanding about my mom. The internet is a pretty wonderful place, sometimes. Now on to Mexico! We try to take one big trip a year, around our anniversary. It’s a great excuse to get away from everything and celebrate. This year we went to Mexico. Usually we [...]

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Two

July 5, 2012

(image by One Love Photo) When you read this, we’ll be laying on the beach in Mexico somewhere, hopefully drinking margaritas. Two years. Seems like yesterday.

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I Will Remember

July 2, 2012

(portland, or) This is one of those posts that I’ve typed and deleted at least 10 times over the last week. My mom passed away from bladder cancer last Monday, June 25. Typing that makes it feel more real, so maybe that is part of the reason why I’ve found it so hard to do. [...]

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35

June 7, 2012

(lunch) (seawall) (beach park) (beach wall) (palms) (kaimana beach) I have a tradition of always taking the day off on my birthday. It’s the perfect excuse for a personal day, don’t you think? So yesterday, M and I took the day off to wonder around our favorite neighborhood, the one we lived up until a [...]

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Perspective

April 5, 2012

A few years back my sister was cleaning through my mom’s old stuff and found a pile of photos stuffed in an enevelope waiting to be put in an album. This is one of my favorites. If I had to guess, I’d say I’m about 2, which would make my mom a ripe old 26 [...]

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Resolute

January 4, 2012

Here’s something I don’t usually admit. I make resolutions every year. Big, mind boggling ones. Ones I have no idea how (or let’s be real, motivation) to complete. There’s something about a New Year that makes me think that I’m supposed to be dreaming up great things. Plus, I like lists. If you were to [...]

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Merry

December 21, 2011

Above is our attempt to bring Christmas cheer to our little rental. We couldn’t squeeze a tree in so instead we strung up lights across our bookshelf and bought a tiny plastic table tree. One of our friends gifted us a wreath so we still have that piney smell I love so much. This is [...]

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Out & About

December 14, 2011

Although I lived a stone’s throw from the trail entrance for years (9, to be exact), it wasn’t until this past weekend that I made the hike up to the top of Diamond Head. I’m really not sure why it took me so long. Just one of those things that got pushed back for “one [...]

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A beginning of sorts

December 12, 2011

Hello there. Welcome to foodie. For those who have followed me here from my other blog you will know this isn’t really a beginning, but rather a fresh start. This past year I fell out of the habit of writing. I didn’t know what to write about, so I stopped. When I tried to start [...]

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