October 2007

Oct 29, 2007 8

Making things

I was going to sit down and talk about how hard the past week was…how draining. And it was, in its way. For whatever reason, there was an abundance of drama over the past eight days, the missed deadlines, botched communication and general farkakte-ness that seems to accompany Mercury going retrograde. (I wonder, could things […]

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As a big ham from way back, I confess to being a fan of the dramatic gesture: the defiant, definitive, triumphant human equivalent of the exclamation point. But the dramatic gestures that are so fabulous in, well…drama, usually fall flat, ring false or, worst of all, boomerang on you in real life. You piss people […]

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It is Sunday. Late in the week, late in the day. For lady-reasons I won’t get into, I’ve dramatically reduced my caffeine intake of late so it seems even later. And then there was that falafel for lunch, that pizza and beer for dinner. They didn’t do much to perk me up and put me […]

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Oct 7, 2007 12

The Stone Soup House

For you busy types, here’s the topline: the communicatrix is well rested, the happy couple is well (and legally) married and (surprise, surprise) I did not get half as much done as I thought I would on my merry jaunt up the coast. For the rest of you, settle in. Because that last bit was […]

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Skip vacations at your own peril. On my way up to mine, I cried no less than five times. I think. Frankly, I was so disgusted with myself, I kind of lost count. I also spent a good portion of the trip doing 75 – 80mph, having to pee but refusing to stop because I […]

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