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Every Christmasy comedy seems to include a sequence where the hero/ine charges madly through an airport/through a mall to find a toy just before closing/some other madcap antics. Picture it and you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s “Trepak” in your head. This is the closest I’ve ever come to that experience. I woke at 4:45 Wednesday so I […]

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More catching up: two weeks ago we took a short flight upstate to visit friends in Rochester. We were excited to get out of town for a few days, and I knew I’d get to meet one of Amber’s best friends. It turned out that this quiet town had a lot to offer two citydwellers […]

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Berry picking

What could be more delicious than eating fresh ripe blueberries straight off the bush? Try this recipe: driving up to the country, meeting friends, picking and eating blueberries straight off the bush, watching three dogs romp around a gigantic field as the sun sets and the fireflies light up, drinking wine and eating homemade tarts […]

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