My 2012 Summer Movie List

Each spring, I’m always hopeful that the movies released in the summer will be worthwhile. After all, there’s something delicious about summertime movies, which often help fill a rainy day at the beach, are date night destinations, or act as an escape from the heat on an especially sweltering day. Here’s what I hope to […]

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A Wild And Precious Life

I have Shauna Niequist’s blog post from yesterday to thank for this lovely poem by Mary Oliver: The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating […]

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Embracing The Summer Solstice

For centuries, people have celebrated the Summer Solstice (“solstice” meaning “sun” and “to stand still” in Latin). After all, we get three whole seconds more today than we did yesterday or will tomorrow! June 20, 2012, is no exception, and people worldwide are making the most of this extra sunshine. Check out these festivities, happening […]

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Internet Gems Worth Sharing

Thanks to this newfangled contraption called “the internet,” I feel like I’m constantly stumbling upon completely random pieces of knowledge/funny videos/interesting articles. This (completely random) post is a compilation of things I’ve learned recently thanks to the interwebs: Jason Mraz is an avocado farmer (who knew?) and sells his fruit to Chipotle. Grandmas should think […]

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