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It doesn’t feel like Christmas

By On December 9, 2012

It’s Dec. 10 and it still hasn’t sunk in. Christmas is just 15 days away. By now, the Christmas tree is up and decorated, the cookies are baked and packed, the presents are… Read More


Postcards: White lake

By On January 24, 2012

Believe it or not, it’s sunny in Madison, Wisc. Well, a sunny 23 degrees. This is Lake Mendota, near the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where Derek is —… Read More


FUUD: Best of #CatTravels

By On December 2, 2011

Traveling is tiring. You wait in airports, you stand in security lines, you drive for miles. There’s nothing more miserable. But there’s also nothing more inspiring and exciting and completely exhilarating, either.… Read More


#CatTravels: Arriving in Chicago

By On November 23, 2011

I haven’t been back to Chicago in years, and ask Derek, I talk about this city all the time. I loved my time here, from the restaurant we’d frequent to the swing… Read More


#CatTravels: Quiet Monday with fries

By On November 22, 2011

We’ve been eating a lot. Duck strudel, gourmet cupcakes, hand-tossed pizzas, cheese curds. We needed to burn some calories, STAT. Luckily, it warmed up this morning — reaching the mid-40s — with bright skies.… Read More