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March 2009

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Our bed broke, and we had to pull it apart and chuck it (I say “we” like I helped!  Ha!) I am actually kind of happy, because I love that the resulting sleeping solution, a bedless boxspring and mattress, is low to the ground. This will make it easier for Matty, who is getting  ...

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Nice Package

Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa made a series of fruit juice packages that look like fruit. I’m not clear from the article if they contain the actual fruit juice inside, as I can’t imagine drinking JUST strawberry juice. Maybe it’s a blend? Here’s the banana one, which  ...

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I Flashed a UPS Man

In the middle of my being sick the door bell rang. Rob had gone, so I was home alone and, for some reason, I felt duty-bound to answer the door. Why I didn’t just ignore it, I don’t know, but this was in the absolute worst of it, when I was fevered and having acid-trip like visions  ...

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Foodzie

At a party during SxSW I met a representative of Foodzie, Emily Olson, who I bounded up to and said, “I don’t have a lot of time to talk to you, but I’m really excited about what I’ve heard of your company. Can I have a card?!” She gave me one, and a lollipop, too  ...

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Ask Rebecca

Rebecca came over a few weeks ago on a Sunday night to record her new podcast (because we are all podcasty here in New York).  I was on the couch clutching my middle; I have issues with my left ovary, so every other month when it’s ovulating I wind up clawing the walls in pain . (All male  ...

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I Emerge

I feel better! I’m not 100%, but I’m at a level of functionality I haven’t had in a week. I’m taking the day off of blogging to piece my life back together. Do you know that if you’re sick your bills don’t magically pay themselves? Who knew? It’s a nice  ...

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Venturing

Rob hates driving in the city. HAAAATES. (For those not hip – “the city” is Manhattan. Brooklyn driving is cake.) He also hates paying parking garages. Still, I asked if he would consider driving me to Heather Armstrong’s book signing. I figured if I could sit in the  ...

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