Category Archives: family

Friday, September 12th, 2014

So it begins…

It’s easy to get cocky the first week back to school. Coming off the summer months, well-rested and pumped with vitamin D, I begin to forget what last June looked and felt like (dusty lunchboxes, forgotten homework, despair) and look … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

M-A-I-N-E: The BLT Bar

I’m not lying when I say that, when it’s tomato season (so basically right now), I could happily eat BLT sandwiches everyday, perhaps for every meal. Is there a more perfect arrangement than crisp bacon, juicy tomato, leafy lettuce, and … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

M-A-I-N-E: Salad for a Posse

One of my favorite Maine traditions is when my college roommate comes to visit us with her family. Ali and I met as freshman at Middlebury College and our bond was forged those many years ago during orientation, which was … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cakeboy

As you long-time readers may recall, every year on my son Conor’s birthday, I make him a birthday cake from scratch. Some of you are probably thinking, “big whoop”, right? “I can make scratch-birthday cakes while grooming the dog and … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Food For Thought: Rethinking Wheat

I’ve been meaning to share this recent food-related development, but I’ve also been waiting for the right time…so here it goes: Since right after the holidays, our household has been experimenting with eating gluten-free. I know, I know. In a … Continue reading

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