Monthly Archives: September 2011

Modern Rustic

I’ve been having vivid dreams about decorating lately – nesting is on the brain! I love thinking about interior design – colors, furniture, room arrangement and different ways to make your house feel like a warm, inviting, practical home. Economist … Continue reading

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Moscow September

In Moscow Septembers the weather turns chilly, the skies turn gray and our central-heating radiator pipes are clammy and cold. Fall is here! The tell-tale signs are everywhere: yellow leaves, laundry that takes forever to dry in our chilled living … Continue reading

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going grocery shopping

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Four Year Anniversary

Four years ago this week I moved to Moscow. It feels like a life time ago. On the occasion I thought I’d look up the journal entry I wrote on my first day here. It feels like it was written … Continue reading

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Moscow flea market

Look at this beautiful painting I found at a Moscow flea market the other day! I went with a few girlfriends from church. It was so fun to walk the long aisles of people selling old stuff from their apartments … Continue reading

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Currently Reading: “Put Your Arms Around the City”

I love this small black book, that smells really lovely, and was written by a pastor named ┬áJames Angell who lived in Los Angeles in the 1960s. His writing on living out his faith in the city really resonates with … Continue reading

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End of Summer Saturday

Waking up to rain-washed vibrant colors, breakfast crepes with economist husband, and a quiet afternoon with friends, sipping wine, nibbling on Spanish cheese and sausage, and long conversations over savory yellow paella. Just a few things to be thankful for … Continue reading

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