Category Archives: Favorite Things

  1. Mandy Patinkin, You Dear Man.

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    March 29, 2017 by Julia

    I keep having this random, repeated thought: Mandy Patinkin is a national treasure. The other day we showed the kids …
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  2. Favorite Things + Links


    April 2, 2016 by Julia

    We’re finishing up Spring Break around here, which means the house is trashed and there hasn’t been much time for …
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  3. Magic, Forest, Winter: A Christmas Card

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    December 21, 2015 by Julia

      I gather up art after my work is done for the evening. It’s my current favorite quiet activity, what …
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  4. Favorite Things + Links


    October 13, 2015 by Julia

    Hey, ya’ll! Welcome to the inside of my head. Portraits of Women That Capture Realness and/or Awesomeness: By grimeyslime at …
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  5. Writer’s Block + Favorite Things + Links


    April 21, 2015 by Julia

    Sometimes I suffer the innate need to write, without having any idea what to write about. (A common writerly malaise, …
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  6. The Poetic and the Practical, Part Two


    February 13, 2015 by Julia

    I usually skim poetry to get a sense of how quickly the poet makes his or her point. No epic, …
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  7. My Favorite Things + Links


    August 1, 2014 by Julia

    I’m reading The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach right now, which is so, so good. It makes me want …
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  8. Mama Needs a Face-Melting Guitar Solo


    June 7, 2014 by Julia

    Sorry, Aunt Sharon — I know how you feel about the posts on music. If you want to skip this …
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  9. Uplifting #2


    May 2, 2014 by Julia

    Hiiiii everybody. I’m going to the beach alone this weekend, and although I’ve been a little scared to actually check …
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  10. The Best Music You’ve Never Heard


    February 22, 2014 by Julia

    Source I love discovering new music; don’t you? And I have found some of the best stuff through blogs and …
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