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Congratulations on your 2005 marriage! It is now officially recognized by 9 states. And counting…

[Election Night, Our House in the Woods in Western Washington] Me: I know we got rid of cable, but we can still watch election coverage online. The major networks are all streaming their coverage live. Kris, clearly dubious: Okay. [Three … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Weekend 2012

Mother’s Day Weekend 2012 The night before Mother’s Day, Kris and I took Alex to see the U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball team play China at Key Arena, home to the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. We had a great time, though Alex … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I haven’t posted in a while, and like all lapsed bloggers, I can claim a multitude of reasons, the most compelling of which has been a new writing project that is almost ready for release. In the meantime, I thought … Continue reading

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Lions and Vikings and Bears, Oh My

The other day, Kris came home from Target irate. That actually doesn’t happen all that often—she’s from Minneapolis, where Target was born and still resides. (Wait, that sentence sounds as if I think a corporation could be a person…) Also, … Continue reading

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Anarchy, Sports–and Gay Marriage?

This week, gay marriage has been back in national news as the New York state legislature debates passage of a bill legalizing same-sex unions. For Kris and me, it’s been on our minds, too–on Saturday we’ll celebrate the sixth anniversary of our … Continue reading

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