November 24: Connecticut Pizza

I’m might kick myself later, but I’m eating pizza tonight. The good stuff, from Connecticut. With onions and olives and green bell peppers, because those are my favorite toppings. With the thin, doughy crust underneath, a layer of evenly distributed sauce in the middle, and the cheese that’s going to hurt me on top. My…

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November 10: Birds (Makeup Post)

Driving to work earlier this month, a flock of birds performed an air show. They swirled in unison, black and cream bodies flying up in tight formation and spreading out as they swooped downwards. They created a pattern in the morning sky, sharing their art with those of us bound to the road. The picture…

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November 23: Toothpaste

Sometimes we take the little things for granted, like toothpaste. It is always around for twice daily brushings, but when you travel and forget your tube or mistakenly assume the person you’re visiting will have extra, you realize how sorely you need it. It’s like when a tornado knocks out the power, and you suddenly…

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November 9: My Giraffe Spoon (Makeup Post)

Once upon a time when I lived in Wheaton, I owned two wooden spoons like the one in this photo. When I moved to Denver, they came with me because they were my favorite. I mean, firstly, they are SPOONS, a.k.a. the best utensil, and secondly, they’re wooden. That’s just a great material, you know?…

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November 15: Rockaleta

When I arrived at my desk this morning, already tired and feeling off, a card and Rockaleta lollipop cheerfully greeted me. I proceeded to suck on the Mexican candy throughout the day, working through layers of chili and flavored sugar to the gum in the center. While I couldn’t decipher most of the fruity flavors…

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