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  • diy-fridge-wall

    Baby DIY / Maya’s Magnetic Fridge Wall

    Do we call this a DIY? By my old standards, probably not. By current standards, it totally makes the very low bar. When we were in Maine this summer, Maya loved inspecting and staring…

    October 18, 2016
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    Poetry on Houston Streets

    A few months ago, I wrote about new banners going up along the streets of downtown Houston for Local Magazine. I interviewed the design team at Core Design Studio, Alan Krathaus and Fiona McGettigan…

    October 17, 2016
  • meeting-maya

    The Best News, A Year Later

    (I wrote these words yesterday, but didn’t manage to press publish until this morning. If you’ve missed this (admittedly over-blogged ๐Ÿ˜‰ episode in our lives, you can catch up withย Maya’s birth story here.) One…

    October 8, 2016
  • maya-turns-one

    Maya Catharine / Turns One!

    Today we woke up to a one-year-old. A wonderful, enthusiastic, expressive, brave one-year-old who made us parents and instantly fulfilled our wildest dreams. Most nights, once she goes to bed and we’ve cleaned up…

    October 5, 2016
  • houston-art-fair-4

    Happy Weekend!

    Happy weekend, friends! How was your week? Ours was full of admin – changing Maya’s name on alllll her official documents is proving just as time consuming as it was when I got married…

    September 30, 2016
  • maya-catharine-mary-catherine

    Another Legacy

    I was sitting in a coffee shop around the corner from our house last weekย when my dad called. My aunt Mary Catherine had passed away. Expectedly, but still unexpectedly. After we hung up, I…

    September 27, 2016
  • hydrangeas-china-village

    Notes from the Village

    A smattering of thoughts on a Thursday, if you please. Tomorrow is our last day in China Village, so we’re soaking up all the hugs from Maya’s Grammy and Granddad andย booking them in for…

    September 1, 2016
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    A China Village Tour

    This summer, Maya, Michael and I got to spend a lovely chunk of time in China Village with my family. Michael has already started school back in (still sweaty) Houston, but Maya and I…

    August 24, 2016
  • Monday Pick Me Up

    After last week I thought maybe Monday might need a little pick me up. A handful of links, all cheerful and happy! I hope your Monday is off to a great start! Elaine’s pretty…

    August 22, 2016