t-14 days until v-day

…and shopping for cards for @wingerz.
this one manages to convey exactly how important he is in an appealingly concrete way (from paperwheel’s etsy shop).

the year of 30

i keep forgetting what year it is. 

pre-adulthood is all about looking ahead: to the next big trip, the next graduation, to when life officially begins. now here i am, smack dab in the middle of my official real life and there's no longer a set schedule to remind me that days are passing. it's a bit like living in a casino…especially in california where even the seasons don't change much.

that said, 2009 was a nice year, even if it was far less action-packed than 2008 and despite the fact that we spent most of it house-hunting, which in the bay area is always a completely demoralizing experience. we took a lovely trip back to the east coast, saw many good friends and adorable children, and also enjoyed celebrating the weddings of many of our closest friends and family.

Memorable consumption
wow, i must really be getting old (or boring) because nothing else is coming to mind.

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right now

wing is hard at work in the kitchen shelling crab to make crabcakes while i catch up on my book club reading. i love lazy sundays.

currently reading: i'm a stranger here myself, bill bryson

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