Monthly Archives: May 2009

Musical Squares

Chad’s been playing this one ever since he got the link from his brother (the brother-who-may-not-be-named-on-the-web). It’s an interesting concept: some 100 odd squares inside a large square. When you click on a square it gets played; or rather, there’s … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week Picnic

I’m up late trying my hand at event promotion – and it’s turning out to be fun! (Who would have guessed that I would enjoy roping people into supporting La Leche League? Okay, maybe it was a no-brainer…) Today I … Continue reading

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Thanks for All the Birthday Wishes, My Friends!

I had one of my nicest birthdays ever yesterday. I feel great about my family and friends at this stage of my life; I have a wonderfully supportive and loving husband; a darling chuckling baby;  my friends are among the … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Swimming in the ocean, hiking, being with my family, talking with friends, eating yummy food, birthdays… I turn 41 tomorrow and I’ve been feeling very showered with gifts. Chad got me my camera last month (Canon 10 mpixel elph – … Continue reading

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Letter to Christian at 12 Months

Dear M.C. Senator Goofenstein, Today is your last day of being zero. But since you’re half Korean, I could also say that today is your last day of being 2 1/2 – that’s right, in Korea, babies are ONE when … Continue reading

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Bul Go Gi Marinade

I use this recipe all the time: to marinate salmon (during cooking), chicken drumsticks (for several hours), and even pounded flank steak (overnight). It is, of course, most delicious used on the quintessential Korean BBQ meat called Bul Go Gi … Continue reading

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Could I Please Get This in White Vinyl for My Rear Window?

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The Article I Wish I had Written about the Blogger I Wish I Was

Just back from my Knit Pig Meetup, which was smaller than anticipated because of a local outbreak of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Virus (yuck). Because so many people had wanted to attend the meetup, I had shifted the location of … Continue reading

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In the Woods

My friend Sierra just asked me for the recipe for gingerbread I made and it made me remember her birthday celebration in the woods. I don’t know why particularly, her sister Gen brought three delicious little dairy-free cakes from Mother’s … Continue reading

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No Plastic, Please

[youtube=] I find that even though we have weeded most of Christian’s plastic toys from our home, he gets plenty of exposure to mainstream toys: there are brightly colored plastic toys and noise-makers where ever we go. Still, my resolve … Continue reading

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