Monthly Archives: November 2014

First Thanksgiving

In 1997, my friends and I were finishing up the last of our master’s courses and beginning to study for our comp exams. Several of us had no time to spare for Thanksgiving travels. So I decided to squeeze seven … Continue reading

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In Which Megan Narrowly Avoids Death by Cabinetry

Raney Nelson was at my house a month or so ago, and mentioned that, while the kitchen looked nice, I could use more storage. I’m loathe to admit it, but he was right. I had no good place to hide … Continue reading

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Regression and Memory

I realized this evening that I already have the perfect island-height stool to tide me over until I find the right ones to buy – and it takes me back four decades. (I don’t want to make the kitchen stools … Continue reading

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Stool Samples

With my island almost done (the oil/varnish blend – because I was too impatient to wait for spraying weather – is drying on all the pieces right now), I’m now on the hunt for  stools. A few weeks ago, someone … Continue reading

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