From the category archives:

Bay Area

“I and Love and You”

December 19, 2013

A lot has happened since our our adoption story and the photos of Theo and Beau napping went viral. It’s hard to fathom the scope of the reach of these photos, but based on the lovely messages I continue to receive, there are a lot of sympathetic hearts out there. Our rescue journey began nearly […]

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Make Time to Play

December 14, 2013

Like any seasoned, spoiled Californian, I’ve caught myself cursing the gorgeous weather more than once. A terrific snowstorm is currently engulfing my Manhattan and there is a part of me that is longing desperately to be there to see it. Christmas feels more Christmassy when there’s a chill in the air, and better yet snow […]

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F i v e

September 30, 2013

I got back from my trip to Guatemala just in time to prepare for and celebrate Zoe’s fifth birthday. Maybe it was the perspective that I gained aboad, or perhaps it’s just that there’s something about F I V E that makes me extra sentimental. I felt the same way when Jack turned five and […]

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Moments in Santa Cruz

August 6, 2013

Life in Santa Cruz is much different than life in Manhattan. In fact, one of the only ways that it’s similar happens to be one of my favorite things about NYC: The people. Minus, of course, the always-moving mentality and attitudes. There are a lot of artsy and eclectic types here in this cozy, super […]

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Anchors Away

July 28, 2013

I don’t compartmentalize well, in my mind or tangibly. Everything moves along together down the stream and I travel with it, keeping the flow as well as I can. The last month has proven rather difficult for me to follow the rhythm and tide of the hours and days, but I’ve remained afloat and even […]

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The Final Chapter

May 8, 2013

My mother told me when we were embarking upon Dental School and New York City that this journey in our life would really only be a blip in time, retrospectively. A small star in the galaxy of our days in this life. At the time, it was a bit of a coping mechanism; Four years […]

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NYC Made Me a Better Parent

July 13, 2012

It was nearly three years ago exactly that we were preparing to move our family to New York City. I remember how I felt about leaving our cozy little town chalk full of family and support network. It wasn’t exactly terror, it wasn’t even completely fearful. Anticipation and uncertainty flooded every single pore and molecule […]

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Tea with Kiki & Coco in Paris

March 8, 2012

My old Beatrix Potter tea set is waiting patiently for my daughter to be old enough to use it. I keep a tab that says the weather in London on my iphone – even though I have not been there in years and probably won’t be for at least another decade. I have a teddy […]

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Farmers Markets and Fishmongers

February 27, 2012

This is the first post by my dearest friend and newest contributor, Melissa Rofer. She is from and lives in the same area we are from in California. She is a beautiful writer and and an even more spectacular person… I couldn’t be happier to bring her on board, where she’ll be sharing her life […]

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September 9, 2010

I couldn’t think of the best way to tell you about our glorious trip back “home” to California, so I put together a little slide show set to a song that I literally grew up with. And so my friends, I introduce you to my life, and my heart, in the Bay Area.

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