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  • The 9th Annual Summer List

    Well, I’m happy to have an exciting update on my attempt to complete one of the items on last year’s Annual Summer List. Suggestion #4 was to read a book you’ve “spent your whole life avoiding” and even “cringing at.” I mentioned that mine was Moby Dick. This choice, y’all, was not without cause: After […]

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  • The Summer List for 2015

    Every year I create a list of small ways to celebrate the summer season, a practice of mine that dates back to my Chicago days. When I began blogging, I started posting my lists and trying to come up with a fresh series of ideas each year. However, after only coming up with three new […]

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  • Summer Lists

    I love, love, love summer. I really do. In some ways, I think I even loved it more, or at least appreciated it more when I lived in Chicago, because the season was, in my opinion, short-lived. This is one of many reasons why I love living in Carolina now. Here by the coast, I […]