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emily

  • Around Here

    This week… illustrated with some (mostly unedited) photos from my phone at the bottom. That’s always my favorite part of this type of post, so for those as nosy as I… Maya woke up…

    May 5, 2017
  • Where I Get My News

    (Maya gets her news from the pamphlet in the seat back pocket, but she takes it terribly seriously. Unrelated: Michael can sleep through being pummeled by Maya on a flight. I cannot.) One of…

    May 4, 2017
  • Austin, Texas / A Trip to the Capitol

    My parents were in town a few weeks ago so we thought we’d do a little Texas exploring, despite the fact that we really wouldn’t have to leave our HoustonΒ neighborhood to stay busy for…

    May 1, 2017
  • A Texas Beach Day!

    A few weeks ago, during spring break from school, we took Maya to the beach for the first time. We drove an hour-ish south of Houston down to Surfside Beach. We’d been to Surfside…

    April 28, 2017
  • Very Real Family Photos

    A few months ago, I connected with the loveliest photographers, Cindy and David, who as a team compose Henkl Photography. They’re based in Houston not far from where we live, and I jumped at…

    April 21, 2017
  • And Here We Are

    It’s been so very long, and I’d rather not belabor that point at the moment. Instead, how about a little update? 1.Β I’ve been working full time and loving it. I’ve never been so tired…

    April 20, 2017
  • A Snowy Maine Walk

    Before the Christmas plague arrived and took nearly all of us down, we tried to get outside with Maya for at least a few minutes every day. Clearly we’ve been away from Maine too…

    January 13, 2017
  • 2017 / Goals for the New Year

    Happy New Year, friends! 2017 is getting a slow start around these parts since Maya and I only returned to Houston at the end of last week. Michael had to come back earlier to…

    January 10, 2017
  • Stoic Sledding

    Once a day, we’ve been getting in some Maine action – cutting down Christmas trees, tonight a sunset walk in the woods, and a little sledding down the tiny hill in front of my…

    December 28, 2016
  • Merry, Merry!

    I have about 3 tabs open with Christmas cards that I can’t commit to. I accidentally sent all of Michael’s gifts (of which there weren’t very many since we’re minimalizing Christmas this year) to…

    December 24, 2016