Monthly Archives: October 2010


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Sorry about the buzzing noise. I have no idea what it is or how to fix it.

There was a time, when I was younger, that I thought there was no shame in growing older. When I turned thirty, I wanted to have a HUGE party to celebrate a new decade. (It didn’t happen; we had a … Continue reading

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My summer of tequila

I’ve become one of ‘those’ drivers. You know the ones. The drivers who turn in front of you with no regard for the fact that 1- you have the right of way and 2- there is no way for them … Continue reading

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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, by Mary Roach

I absolutely love the way this woman writes. It is awesome and if I could bottle it and use it for myself, I would. Her easy, engaging style is sarcastic, witty and readable. She synthesizes information into manageable bites that … Continue reading

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Please find my accent more authoritative and less amusing.

Ever notice how our expectations never seem to coincide with reality? Kind of like the dog that chases a squirrel up a tree, somehow expecting to follow it? (Or maybe the dog thinks she has sufficiently scared said squirrel. Who … Continue reading

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“Dogs look up to you. Cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you as an equal.” -Winston Churchill

Since both kids are home this week and Luke Skywalker is having surgery near the end of this week, I may not get to post anything of substance. But I really wanted to share this since it was just too … Continue reading

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There are no words

As a kid, I was bullied. Of course, being painfully shy and wearing glasses starting at age four did nothing to help the situation. It was rare that I found the courage to fight back. (Indeed, I can only recall … Continue reading

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