September 2008 Archives


falling in love

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about: apple picking, the smell of fall, cool and crisp days, pumpkin carving, hot apple cider, scarves but no gloves, Yankee candle’s “Autumn Wreath”, making apple pies, corn mazes, pumpkin spice lattes, crunchy leaves, apple cider donuts, bright red trees, crisp evening walks, candy corn, and clementine oranges, just… Read more »


living the life

My dad and Step-mom came to visit us in Minnesota last weekend. Felt kind of weird that I was hosting them. For the first 18 years of my life that was the other way around. For about a week before they arrived, (when I wasn’t dodging Republican National Convention traffic and road closures) I started… Read more »


accessorized confidence

I have a vivid memory of being in a grocery store as a 4th grader and seeing a girl slightly older than me with a purse hanging from her shoulder. It was love at first sight – with the purse that is. “Someone near my age is old enough to have a purse?” I thought,… Read more »