Monthly Archives: October 2011

Just in case you thought I had a brain

A few days ago, Charlotte was folding the arms on her glasses to put them away so she could play flute (she uses different glasses for this). The frames broke in the middle, between the two lenses. I booked an … Continue reading

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Men Who Vanish

I was reading this post yesterday about a vanishing man. It prompted me to type up a super-long response (I know, no surprise there!). Women do this too and I just don’t get it. I know it’s hard if there’s … Continue reading

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Penpals (1986-1988)

In 1982, I started working instead of going straight to college (“university” in Australia). In 1985, I quit my job and used my savings to start my college degree. By half-way through 1986, I had run out of money and … Continue reading

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What I Like About You

I only occasionally include songs with a post. Other people do a much better job of matching mood and melody. For today’s post, this song by The Romantics inspired the title and is bouncy enough to listen to while reading … Continue reading

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Playing Mom and Dad

I want to start by saying that I love my family role. I would prefer to share it with someone else rather than do it alone, but that’s a longer discussion for my next post. Just for kicks, and because … Continue reading

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Breakfast in bed & miscellany

Today is a good day for passing on some pictures I’ve found or taken recently. We all need a smile every day… My little angels made this for me yesterday morning (Thanks EJ!): Perhaps I need to get a T-shirt … Continue reading

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Speed Dating… FAIL

I got a fair amount of encouragement to go Speed Dating from this last post. So my oath to you all is to do it and blog about it, whether I end up with a forlorn and empty sheet at … Continue reading

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Why Iā€™m A Complete Moron, Reason #472

I was inspired to add this short post after reading this post from Grey Goose today. In fact, I have stolen her title verbatim (sssh!). When I was living in a small mountainous country in middle Europe (I no longer … Continue reading

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The 4th quarter and beyond

In sports parlance, this term indicates the game is in its final stages. That analogy is not quite what I am aiming for. More simply, this is the 4th quarter of the year, the end of a difficult year. It’s … Continue reading

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Protected: Belated Birthday Photos (E-mail me for password if you need to)

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