Beyond the Kitchen

Ten Pictures in TwoThousandEleven

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So much happens in a year.

Full of days.  Full of hours.  Full of moments and opportunities.  Full of choices.  Full of beauty and grace.  Sunshine and fog.  Cookies and pie.

Here are some images of this past year… and here’s a big hiphiphooray for the days, hours, moments, and opportunities in front of us.

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Heart United States.  Heart your state.  Heart this cottage by the beach.

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Waiting for fried fish lunch in Malibu.

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A super special lunch date with Tracy at Zuni Cafe, San Francisco.

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One fine meal: Caramelized Mushrooms with Chive Biscuits.

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Making Buche de Noels.  A reason to be happy.

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I love walking the streets of Brooklyn.  It feels like romance every time.

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Days in St. Louis glowed shiny grey.  This is Rachel’s house.  I wish I could climb up that porch and knock on the door everyday.

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First football game.  I was wearing a jersey.  It got real real.

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I ended the year with giant gems.   A treat for myself… because I like to feel pretty.

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I started this brand new year with a bunch of friends, a bunch of waffles, a couch out in the sun, and disposable plates.

Let’s ease on in to 2012.  Let’s commit to making it great.  Let’s be extraordinary… and have the pictures to prove it.