Loft Living Column

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Sunday Morning Scandal

“Woah! Pizza!” Axel said, spotting a Pizza Luce box in the lobby as we headed out for our 7:15AM walk with Little L. He carefully opened the lid – half an uneaten pizza!  Since it wasn’t vegetarian, we didn’t have to decide how gross it would be to take a piece. When we returned an hour later … Read More »

Look at me!

On Super Bowl Sunday I showered and ventured out – as far as I would likely go for the rest of the day. I was headed to the recycling bins in the parking garage. If it had been trash, I wouldn’t have had to go further than the trash shoot down the hall. But alas. … Read More »

Make Your Own Rules

One day this fall, Axel, Little L and I were walking through the park to discover it was closed for an event— Or was it?  You had to admire the ingenuity of the folks who put the sign up. Some people probably stayed away from their game of frisbee just because they said so.  Maybe. … Read More »

Be Good-at-Time

Those of you who know me – and especially those who have worked with me – know that I don’t like my time being wasted. Motherhood has exacerbated this. Except now I’m not trying to hurry up and get my errands done so that I can spend my evening luxuriating on the couch in the … Read More »


Leaving James and Jed’s small gathering (we had made it there! before it ended! With everyone clothed and Little L fed!) turned out to be a bit more involved than we had planned. Walking through the lobby of their loft, a small black object flew near us. At first I assumed it was a bird, … Read More »

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