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People As Places As People: St. Loius

Friends have told me that Robert and I are “bad at vacation.” I think that we’re just misunderstood. We don’t do cruises, or resorts, or tropical. We do long drives and small towns and rust belt cities. We pass the … Continue reading

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Sorry Not Sorry And Greetings From St. Louis

This morning I fed my baby in the backseat of a parked car in downtown St. Louis during rush hour. Here is a list of other places I have fed my baby the last two days: my bed in Chicago; … Continue reading

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Things Happy Couples Do: Drive To Small Towns

I only took a week off between quitting my old job and starting my new one. I wish I’d been able to take more time. In the legal profession, vacation time  is tough, even if your employer technically gives you … Continue reading

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My Chicago Life

I have a complicated relationship with my hometown. It’s hard to even call it that, because I only lived there for three years. I’ve been coming back to it for eight years, though, for summers and holidays and weddings and … Continue reading

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How To Survive Family Vacation

Husband and I had grand plans to blog on vacation. Or at least to write and take photos and return with stories to tell. A full week later, I have to admit that vacation got in the way. We spent … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Hate Texas

This post feels like a cheat because there are no words and these photos are three years old.  And I lost the original files and had to steal them from my own facebook album.  We won’t be sightseeing this weekend, … Continue reading

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How My Extended Vacation Made Me Crazy

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not working right now. Here’s the rest of the story. I graduated from law school in May. I have a job. In the past, I probably would have started working at this job in August … Continue reading

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