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AT: Lenzburg, Switzerland + Jugendfest

Children with flowers in their hair in the Lenzburg Jugendfest parade

As you may recall from my Europe packing post, this summer I traveled to Switzerland and Germany.  For my inaugural “Away Things” post I thought I’d share some images and impressions of the charming  festival I attended in a small suburb of Zurich. Think Heidi meets The Hunger Games.  The Lenzburg Jugendfest was unlike anything [...]

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Friday Things Considered: The Happy Birthday M.J. Edition

Happy Birthday to my husband, M.J.  Well before Google was invented, he became the search engine in my world. Brilliant, clever, kind and decent–he’s provided the answers to so many questions in my life. Big and little. Our children mock our geeky courtship–we met in our university’s honors program, competed on the same College Bowl [...]

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Good Cooks Make Good Guests

Tart 3

You may recall from my last post that I was intrigued by chef David Lebovitz’s extensive packing list. A few days later I volunteered to help my sister-in-law Connie, also a top-notch baker, create some desserts for my niece’s wedding in Idaho. Her packing list was equally impressive. Connie’s mini-van was filled with kitchen implements [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • I rarely wear yellow because I think it makes me look look sad and sallow. But the front garden never looks better than when it’s dressed in all these shades of sunshine.