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The Proust Questionnaire

  10.10.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

1 What is your idea of perfect happiness? Being cozied up on the couch on a rainy, Autumn, weekend morning with no urgency to get anything done; quietly observing my

one car / public transport FTW

  17.08.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

We have been a one-car family for nearly a month now. Truth be told, it’s not much to speak of in the Summer when the weather is easy and Husband

on the water

A small handful of pictures from yesterday. Husband and I went on a boat ride for our *9th wedding anniversary and then grabbed The Kid to wander around Foster Island.

Near Death Experience

  13.08.2018   Nikki   learning, living, Writing   No comments

This, the account of when I first met my now-husband, was first written on October 23, 2007 – Edited (lightly, for clarity and re-published in August 2018 as we come

Une Voiture / aka “save gas, pedal your ass”

We are about to attempt a grand experiment. We are selling one of our cars, “my” car, and becoming a one car family. It’s absurd to think of this as

Heretic Parfum

  11.07.2018   Nikki   living, Writing   No comments

I came across this perfume by Heretic Parfum on the Goop website (hush now, we’re not talking about Goop here) and upon reading the description, I knew I had to

nous mangeons

Three day weekends are, in some ways, harder than regular weekends! (Harder to recover from, that is.) I haven’t posted any pictures in awhile or talked about places around Seattle.

fin

Il y a deux matins, j’ai soumis ma demande pour obtenir mon diplôme! Je flippe, un peu. Et maintenant? Two mornings ago, I submitted my application for graduation. I’m flipping

quote of the day: less / more

  25.10.2017   Nikki   Blog, living   No comments

Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours. -Swedish Proverb

London Plane

You may recognize this name or just be tired of it – I mention it frequently (at least, on Instagram) but it’s one of our favorite places to spend a