Holiday decorating in the city

It’s that time of year again! Last year, we wound up purchasing more lights, more ornaments, more… well… everything. Why? Because we had gone from being in a small place, where a 6′ tree felt big to the new place where a 6′ tree would have gotten lost. And so… last year’s tree was a…

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City Life… one year later…

OK, so I missed the anniversary by a month. We’ve been busy. Seriously, in August 2011 we moved into the heart of the city. Some people thought we were nuts. Others thought it was a cool idea, just not for them. Still others completely understood our reasoning. Life has changed a bit in that year.…

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Safe flashing…

One of the joys of city living is not being one of the lucky few to have parking immediately adjacent to my building. I have a short walk to my parking lot. Which isn’t that big of a deal, really. One of the other joys of city living is a certain routine, a rhythym, to…

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Scenes from the City – The street work continues…

Shortly after we moved in, the city started doing work on our street. It was a minor inconvenience. It closed off one lane and made parking a bear. But it was supposed to be short lived. Then the jackhammers started just before 7:00am. WTF?!?! A few well-placed questions landed us the answers: there was a gigantic…

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A story on shopping in the city… for pantyhose

So our recent move into the city has necessitated finding new shopping haunts. Some of it has been easy – like groceries, thanks to the Farmer’s Market. And some has been not so easy – like pantyhose. Seriously, think about it. Where do you buy pantyhose in the city? It has to be said, I’m…

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