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2016 Year in Review

1. What did you do in 2016 that you’d never done before? I went to visit a client in New Jersey.  It was not particularly exciting. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? Last Year (1) Lose Weight  FitBit says I’m at the same weight now […]

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Love Trumps Hate

I have been disappointed in elections before.  When we moved to San Francisco in 2007, the following year they passed Proposition 8.  I was so disappointed to live in a state where a majority of the voters believed that marriage was only between a man and a woman.  But man, that election was nothing compared […]

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Patent Law, Immigration, and Guns

“It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens.” Bahá’u’lláh   Since I work from home and we aren’t very social people, I don’t get a lot of social interaction.  So I […]

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Pea and Potato Curry Galette

I am a chef!  I couple of weeks ago Jon asked for a pea and potato curry galette.  Since I couldn’t find a recipe, I made my own.  It looks pretty good!  The dough recipe is from Smitten Kitchen but the filling is all mine.   For the dough:1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon table salt8 tablespoons […]

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Toilet

Living with a toddler means finding random toys, like a plastic hammer and a plastic orange, on a toilet.

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Coming out of The Fog

I was looking at my Twitter feed the other day and I realized that I’m slowly reclaiming life apart from a baby again.  Ava is everything to me, but in general people are pretty boring if they only have one topic they can discuss.  I’m back!  I’m reading tech blogs again, I pick up my […]

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How to Make Baby Food Purees

Note: I’m going to keep updating this list as I prepare new foods so that it’s a comprehensive guide for the world and for me!   I’ve done a lot of experimenting with baby food purees.  My first goal was to introduce Ava to a variety of vegetables.  My next goal was to start introducing […]

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Merry Christmas II

The new house is a lot smaller than the old one so we didn’t put up a big tree this year.  Instead I picked up a lighted tree from Restoration Hardware.  Before adding the ornaments, I put Ava’s toys on the tree.  What do you think?   I am ridiculously sentimental when it comes to […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!  Jon and I picked out an outfit for Ava for Christmas.  She wasn’t too happy to wear it for long, though.  This was the happiest image that I got. My father, step-mother, and aunt came for the holiday so Ava probably felt like a movie star in front of the paparazzi.  There were […]

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New House II

The house is coming along.  I haven’t finished organizing the kitchen, but it’s good enough to be photographed.  Here’s the view of the large cabinets and the sink.  There’s a lot more space in this house and I’ve been able to bring out some of my old plates.  I love it.  I can arrange sushi […]

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