Author Archives: appreciatetheprocess

boston marathon

My across-the-hall co-worker is running the Boston Marathon tomorrow for the fifth time. She’s an incredibly committed athlete and an unbelievably poised and elegant person. She’s running to raise money for a brain tumor research foundation in honor of her … Continue reading

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red ball project

When I first spotted the Red Ball project on A Cup of Jo, I flagged the post to read later. To my surprise, the project originated in St. Louis! RedBall began as a requested commission by Arts in Transit, an … Continue reading

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girls of rock and roll

One of my most-often-rented videos when I was a kid was The Chipmunk Adventure. In it, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are conned into competing in an around-the-world race for a cash prize. In reality, they’re facilitating illegal diamond sales. … Continue reading

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thirty

I turned thirty in January. I was (am) really excited about being thirty. In honor of my thirtieth year, I’ve decided to donate $30 to thirty causes that are important to me. My first donation was to my godson’s Jump … Continue reading

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big bad breakfast

During our annual trek south over the holidays, my family dined at Big Bad Breakfast in Oxford, Mississippi. I’m a sucker for a traditional breakfast, and this didn’t disappoint. But, y’all, that tabasco/brown sugar bacon was TO DIE FOR. I’m … Continue reading

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North African Fish Stew

Among the things we inherited from the previous tenants of our home was a subscription to Food & Wine magazine. This week I made Cat Cora’s North African Fish Stew. It was a hit, even with my fish-abhorring little sister. … Continue reading

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cults

In January, B and I saw Cults at the Black Cat. Check out the video for their song Abducted. Enjoy!

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