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Creativity check, fall 2020

Everything I'm working on requires little thought while I knit, which has been precisely the best type of knitting at the moment. Finished ObjectsI cast them on a few days before we learned of the miscarriage, thinking they would be the perfect moving project. Then after my appointment, I almost set them aside, considering not finishing them. But they ended up being engaging enough of a knit (with colorplay and sizing testing) to be distracting when that was helpful and straightforward enough to be comforting when that was therapeutic...

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Mourning, moving, turning 30

I want to write about true things. About real things. And in this season, a real thing for me and Nicholas is mourning. In early August, we found out that I was pregnant...

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Mini mid-week getaway to Michigan

On Tuesday, we went about our usual morning with breakfast and clean up, and then packing to get everything into the Subaru. We loaded Cooper into the car, and pulled out at nap time, which worked out great--he got a nice car nap for the middle part of the drive and we could enjoy the scenery and each other's company. Long drives seem to be the medium for good conversation with us, and we haven't had much opportunity for them, as of late. After coffee, we walked around in the neighborhood where our little AirBnb house was located, and then ordered gluten free pizza from a shop just a few blocks away, close enough to pick it up on the walk back to the house...

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Family photos by Love, Leon

It is so special to me to have these photos.Life together in Indiana as new grads and newlyweds. Life in Texas with barely more experience in both marriage and work. Then life in Indiana again, preparing for a baby, putting down roots...

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Life lately, early September 2020

Treat Yourself Tuesdays. Still happening, and still so fun. This week, we did bentonite clay masks, foot baths, and started the extended version of The Fellowship of the Ring. I prefer to watch series on these nights to avoid the decision fatigue of deciding what to watch...

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