Month: June 2019

Summer reading list

Eddie and I have been thinking about spending more time together. Not like our daily make dinner, watch a good film, or bustle around together in the morning on the way to work kind of stuff. But canoeing, grabbing a

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Back on the bike

It’s been about 10 years since my Clintonville 13 mile bike commuting days to and from work. I had a Specialized Rockhopper back then. Great bike with shocks and amazing gear shifters for an entry level starter. Of course I

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Couple weekend

Made myself some sauteed kale for dinner with a rotisserie chicken that Eddie bought and then made some mashed potatoes. Total comfort food to go with the movies we were on a roll with. Way too many to name but

Uncomfortable solstice

So my friend Nick ended up in ER because his blood pressure spiked to crazy land. His Dr called me with those concerns as it was dangerous post stroke. Sadly, as usual, his medical POA’s, and life long friends said

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Mid-June Car Camping

Not all summers are jump into the sunshine, swimsuits on (or off), covered with tanning butter. Yet, rain or shine, there is always something fun to discover if you let yourself be open to chance. It’s funny, I keep reading

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Rhubarb sauce & greens

I spent the past weekend in last years camping hammock, strung up on my balcony at home, reading a book by Robert Moor titled “On Trails.” He brings up the question surrounding why living things developed the evolutionary ability to

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Cucumber & tomato salad

It was too pretty out last night not to go for a bike ride down by the river. Cloudy, slightly windy, and almost chilly for June. Upon arriving back at the loft, I started to pack for another outdoor trip.

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Kale and seafood stew

I’m a sucker for a good seafood stew. Once while in New York City with Eddie, I was excited to find so many iterations of this dish readily available. Well, we were out with our good friend Lisa recently and

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Summer tunes

Summer is here. I don’t know what it is but for the past four years, it’s been my season to sort of celebrate being alive. It started about four years ago really, I was doing half marathons, was the best

First tomato and mayo sandwich of the season

I was just talking about these earlier this week and lo and behold, we got our first two Ohio tomatoes in our Yellow Bird share box this week. This may be some twist on what my mom told me once

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