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Joni Mitchell Baking Is Coming to Town

It’s mid- to late-October, so it’s pumpkin spice everything, cookies, candles, and shampoo. It’s autumn baking, and it’s either Joni Mitchell or Santa who’s coming to town. I haven’t been …

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The Great Dinner Plan

I‘m pretty much ignoring the list of ingredients I already have in the house. Because if I had nothing, I’d start from scratch. So let’s not limit ourselves–despite the fact …

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What’s the gift in this?

It’s a storytelling strategy. Whenever dire shit goes down, stop to ask, “What’s the gift in this?” We’re sheltering in place during a pandemic, and for many of us there …

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All In a Tuesday

I’m in the living room, legs crossed in the air, one heel on the sofa’s edge, reading on my laptop. At 9:04am, I lift my eyes to see the children …

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The Google History of Us

I wanted to revisit us, return to a younger love story, when we were just beginning. I started in Antibes, at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc. I remembered the murals by …