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Friday Things: The Halloween Edition

Mr. Bones welcomes trick-or-treaters on rainy Halloween

In our new modernist home, a few splashes of orange around the house and a skeleton on the front bench suffice for demonic decor. I’ve been experimenting with deer-resistant plants in the front pots and though several perennials have given up the ghost already the nasturtiums are thriving.  Right now a strand is crawling into [...]

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Friday Things: The Standing Desk Edition

Ever since I read writer Susan Orlean’s New Yorker piece about working at a treadmill desk, I’ve been intrigued by the idea of walking or at least standing while I work. When we bought this house we thought it came with a built-in office desk. However, when we moved in we found that the (not built-in [...]

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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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    • Day 30 | Thankful for . . . Nancy Kathryn Pritchett who arrived a week and a day ago on her due date (so punctual!) which also happened to be Earth Day (Wecome!) to two excited and devoted parents with three (also excited and devoted) grandparents waiting nearby and other grandparents and aunts and uncles just an "It's a Girl" text away after a long labor and a short push at Stanford hospital which is only an hour's drive from us if the traffic is good as is her home in Campbell so we can see her regularly which we consider a great blessing because really is there anything better than holding a newborn?