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Saturday's Here!

Happy Saturday everyone! Looks like it’s going to be one beauty of a day. HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew should be on their way in another couple of hours and if I disappear for a while after they arrive, well, you’ll know … Continue reading

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Ahhhhh Saturday Morning!

Have you been having trouble this week keeping track of what day it is?  I’m not complaining about the Thursday Holidays, mind you – but it’s made for some serious disorientation.  Nice and quiet at work, though.  I’ve been digging … Continue reading

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Happy 2009, Everyone!

2008 was quite a year, was it not?  We had economic turmoil, the history-making US election, Palin family values, the ascension of Rachel Maddow, the Olympics (including the USWNT’s Gold medal) … and doing every Rocky-loving, cheese-steak craving, Broad Street … Continue reading

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Obama, US Soccer Awards … Snowy Saturday Stuff

First off – thanks to Alice and Stephen for the compelling discussion of Obama’s choice of Rick Warren for his inauguration.  Time will tell, I suppose, whether Obama is backing away from promises or working toward an inclusiveness that is, … Continue reading

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Soccer, soccer, soccer!

The USWNT plays China in snowy Detroit today (while the UAW and the rest of us wait for news of the auto industry bailout … and snow falls in Michigan, and here in NH .. and presumably pretty much everywhere … Continue reading

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What to Blog About, Lil's Return, Ruby's Morning, etc.

In a moment or two, I’ll be taking our Westie Ruby to the vets to have the plaque and tartar scraped off of her teeth.  She’s had a miserable and confusing morning, as she wasn’t allowed to go “do her … Continue reading

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Aimlessness Abounding

This time last week I was waking up at HollyCornblog’s and getting ready to drive east over Hogback to NH.  This morning I am shivering at my window as a bright orange sun rises (but doesn’t yet share any warmth … Continue reading

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Pia Being Pia!

Wow – I read today in the Swedish press that Pia has turned down an invitation from Dubya to visit the White House and be graced by his presence. I didn’t actually think I could like him less today than … Continue reading

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Transitions … Continued

It’s “hump day” and I’m heading back to work tomorrow after a LONG vacation.  This morning I’m celebrating the Phillies’ amazing come from behind win over the Mets.  (Can you say first place?)  Seven runs down and they come back … Continue reading

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Winding Down, Winding Up

Wow – it’s very hard to believe that August is nearly over. It’s back to school time … the leaves are starting to have that wee bit of color that portends major changes … and my vacation is winding down. … Continue reading

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