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Awkward! Awkward!

I’m 48 so it’s safe to say I might be half way though my time on this planet and I’ve been wondering something since I was about eight or ten. When am I going to become sophisticated? Grace, maturity, elegance, … Continue reading

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And how is your summer going so far?

Well hello! Yes, I know it’s been a while! How’s it going? Everything good? Having a nice summer? Oh, I know, it’s been beautiful, almost makes you forget about the economy, right? I mean you can’t buy a day like … Continue reading

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Whitey the Ratface and galpal are off the Lam and Going to the Slam (hopefully).

Whitey Bulger, FBI’s Most Wanted, has been captured. All the speculation about where he could be, what he’s been doing and how he’s been living has come to a thudding halt as the world learns he’s been living a comfortable, … Continue reading

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The Spring That Never Was: 2011

It is the unknownth grey and cold day. My fingers are freezing and I have a sweater on. I don’t believe the number or the month on the calendar and I feel like I’ve been in some kind of coma … Continue reading

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Baseball, bees and bad dogs

Things couldn’t get any better at this moment: the Red Sox are on the radio while I type at the kitchen table and they aren’t losing. Youngest son is doing his math homework right next to me (I am so … Continue reading

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Spring or something like it…

What a beautiful sunny day! Still a bit nippy but the sun is so strong now that it’s warm if you’re not standing in the wind. There are all sorts of spring-like events popping up around here despite a slow … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Vacation!

Hello my dear friends! I am back, well-rested and revived from a family vacation to Lake Tahoe. I left looking and feeling like this: And return to all my (insert single digit number here) fans a new woman: We’ve just … Continue reading

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My Epiphany

The Team Captain forwarded me this Craigslist link: Pair of rusty 3-speeds for 20 bucks. Mi Cap-i-tain knows me well and I’d like to thank him for his kindness in not mentioning my lack of team spirit this past winter. … Continue reading

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Pictures of a Brief Winter Thaw on a Cold Day

Yerrrrgh. It’s cold, really cold. A bit of snow earlier this morning, now bitter temperatures. Will this winter ever end?! Well of course it will! We all know that! There was a hint of it last week: a breather of … Continue reading

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Soul Mining

“Well, you didn’t wake up this morning cause you didn’t go to bed You were watching the whites of your eyes turn red” It’s been a slow rise here. Winter hasn’t relented and I’ve inextricably tied the impervious arctic cold … Continue reading

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