Monthly Archives: February 2014

Valentine’s Butter Cookies

On February 14th I was put on Cookie Duty. Yes, a very serious and important task! Think I’m joking? This is no jest. Here’s the story: Every Friday at the Orpheum, orchestra musicians meet for a highly anticipated coffee break … Continue reading

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Apple Cheddar Muffins

Good morning! This Tuesday feels like a Monday to me — after such a relaxing long weekend it’s time to get our head in the game again. Are you ready to conquer the week? I’m feeling like I need a … Continue reading

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Do you have funny vocabulary passed down to you by your goofy parents? I have so many! Words like “chesterfield” and “curmudgeon” are terms that should only rarely sneak into conversation. But in my family, they are are totally normal!

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