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Local: Fleet Feet Shoes

happy girl - 9 jan 2012

This weekend, the girls and I participated in the Run with the Dogs 5K and much to my (and her) surprise, my Chloe won third prize in her age group. No training, ran in jeans, walked with me for the first half mile, but she still managed to rock! (I have no idea how *I* …

Living Locally: Day 4

greenes - 27 dec 2011

Despite having three cars at our disposal, the girls and I have gone for three days without using a car. That’s a fair carbon offset for Rob’s flights to Hong Kong last Sunday, right? Right? While I know it is silly to think that my little experiment is going to save the planet, I know …

Living Local: A Step at a Time

sawicki's - 29 dec 2011

As we worked through the idea of our downsize move and talked about what it was that we hoped to gain from the move, one of the ideas that I was hoping to pursue was that of living locally. Now that we’ve settled in and we’ve started to try to “live local”, I’m questioning what …

Living Local : Holiday Cards

cards - 25 dec 2011

I’ve heard the complaints and annoyances about year-end “brag letters”. But I feel differently. My far-flung friends take the time to write about their joys of the year — and I’m more than happy to hear about these milestones and events and to celebrate with them. And I really do like to send out a …