How to Stay Sweet in a Sour World

October 5, 2011

“You’re always so happy.” I get that a lot, and it’s true. I am happy…much happier than most people I know. These days, it’s unusual to find someone whose baseline is happiness. What I mean by baseline is the most common state the person is in. If you walked into your coworker’s office without knocking…

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Lessons From the Farmers Market

September 30, 2011

On the weekends, Chris and I like to go to the farmers market on the Embarcadero by the Ferry Building. I’m always finding something new to try. Have you ever eaten a pluot? I’d never seen them before moving to California (they’re a cross between a plum and an apricot). Pluots are absolutely delicious, fresh,…

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Singing in the Non-Rain

September 28, 2011

It doesn’t rain much here in San Francisco. It actually started raining on Sunday after having no rain for months, so Chris and I rushed outside to take some pictures. Of course, the rain had stopped by the time we hit the street. Hee hee, it was kind of funny, though. We decided to take…

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Let It Be

September 26, 2011

About 20 years ago, some unwelcomed guests invaded San Francisco. For unknown reasons, dozens of sea lions swam up to the tip of the peninsula and settled onto the wooden docks of Pier 39. People were very concerned. Where did they come from? Why are they here? Why won’t they leave? What can we do…

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Be Good to Yourself For No Reason

September 23, 2011

Today is the official first day of fall (not like all those other days that felt like fall but really weren’t…stinkin’ fakey fall days). Fall is my favorite season. I love the chill in the air, the new school year, warm sweaters, changing leaves, and the start of the “Merry Hallothanksmas” holiday season. But, alas,…

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