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The Writing Habit

I’ve never (until fairly recently) bought into the idea that practice is important. My life just didn’t lend itself to sustained effort. There were too many interruptions in a volatile household. And the things that spelled success in school came … Continue reading

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More Rain and a Win for McCain

When at a loss for a title, a rhyme always helps (I say).  Rhymes can also give direction to an otherwise directionless morning.  Had the Phillies won their extra innings game, I’d be writing about that, you can be sure.  … Continue reading

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I Really Should Go for a Run This Morning, but …

Had been doing just great on the exercise front for @ a month when, on Tuesday, my foot started hurting.  I skipped my run on Wednesday and Thursday because it was obvious that it was a bad idea.  Yesterday my … Continue reading

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59-59

You thought I’d be writing about the USA, didn’t you?  But this 10-hour, still-undecided tennis match, tops the list of sporting news, I’m afraid.  These guys … John Isner and Nicholas Mahut … are in the throes of qualifying for … Continue reading

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Well, Well, Well …

Sorry Alice – it’s been a tough 24 hours or so for you … with the Celtics losing it in the end, and that weird hijacking of your e-mail account.  (That said, I am very glad to know that you … Continue reading

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Lake Thoughts #2

11/15/07 I woke up this morning to the sound of Willie retching and then puking.  Ah well – must’ve been the grass he was eating yesterday down at Myosotis.  The next thing I became aware of was the wind and … Continue reading

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