Posts Tagged ‘ family ’

chicago highlights

February 21, 2012
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because of the BBC event, i didnt have as much time or energy to explore as i usually do in chicago. so i mostly hung around my mom’s in lincoln park, walked the dog, went to the dentist, and tied up ends for the party. i did manage to see a good group of friends...
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happy father’s day!

June 20, 2011
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i might be a teensy bit late, but it should still count for something just wanted to say happy father’s day to my dad and all the dads out there working hard to make their kids happy and be a part of their lives. we only get to see each other a few times...
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day trippin’ with dad

June 13, 2011
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my dad was in town last weekend, his first visit to see me on the west coast since he moved me out to college in 2004! besides our daily meals and walks around the city with nico and my stepmom, debra, we were able to make a day trip up to bolinas and point...
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i love you, mom!

May 7, 2011
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not only is tomorrow mother’s day, but monday is also my mom’s birthday! it’s a whole weekend of mom love! i love the idea of dedicating one day to our moms & moms all over the world, showing our respect, appreciation, gratitude, and love for all their hard work! forget all the hallmark gift-giving...
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take it to go

June 21, 2010
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forgot to mention a few unforgettable meals i had before/while I was leaving for my trip! debi took alex and i out for a FANTASTIC meal, which required walking from di pietro todd (after a great cut, thanks debi!!!) through chinatown and into north beach for a fancy and delicious dinner at the house!...
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father/daughter

May 4, 2010
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i was browsing una‘s blog (one of my favorite stores in portland) and came across tomoko igarashi‘s knotted necklaces! apparently her parents were both designers, her father, takenobu igarashi an influential and innovative graphic and product designer (below!) and her mother, keiko, working in textiles and housewares. don’t you just love a creative family!?
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west side story

April 29, 2010
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the cemetary where my grandmother is buried is on the west side of chicago. i hadn’t driven out there in many years. the landscape is minorly depressing. so midwestern. simple. so many polish flags. so many low, brick homes. everything is low, really. maybe it was just the circumstance of the day that made...
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passover in reno: part 2!

April 14, 2010
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chicago has been great, remembering my grandmother with everyone who meant the most to her. thanks to everyone for the words and support. here are some more photos from our seder in reno…
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goodbye, sabta.

April 9, 2010
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this is a hard post to write. my grandmother, irmgard harff goldschmidt, died on friday morning. quite shocking….i just saw her in reno last week for passover. she was a spry 91-year-old, german-born matriarch of the family with stories and dignity and sarcasm for days. she was a stickler for the rules but always...
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