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My favorite apple crisp on the planet.

I made THIS for dessert for a dinner party last weekend, and while it’s not apple season which people take serious up here, it totally hit the spot. The dark depths of sub-zero February felt like Fall for a night. … Continue reading

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Countries + Capitals

Found! My country/capital flashcards. I played this a lot in Japan with other teachers, and ironically, just had a professor do a lecture for some students on his Fulbright in Ulaanbaatar of all places. Happy weekending:)

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THIS WEEK: “Lampshades on Fire” / “Morning”

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’ve been working on some new mugs in pottery class, very V-Day appropriate. I’m so excited that I FINALLY got my hanko (a stamp of my name in Japanese) back because now I’m using it as my … Continue reading

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Happy 65th Birthday Dennis – all books, no cake!

I went to one of my favorite German professor’s 65th birthday party over the weekend at another professor’s house. It was adorable in the most literary way: there was no birthday cake, but he got surprised with a published book … Continue reading

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iPhone Outtakes

After taking too many photos and videos ROLLER SKATING last night – toofuntoofuntoofuntoofun – my iPhone ran out of storage. I backed up my phone this morning and laughed at some of the random things I took photos of the past year … Continue reading

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Jimmy Fallon <3

I love a good date recap: when Jimmy Fallon didn’t know he was on a date with Nicole Kidman….wait, what? It gets better, involving his lack of knowledge about cheese, lack of talking, and playing video games in his dirty apartment. He gets … Continue reading

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Flashbulb Eyes

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