Monthly Archives: June 2011

I have a plan

Midweek report. Since Monday, it has rained onto my desk in the office.  It has rained into my car.  I forked over $250 at the dentist, to have him proclaim that my teeth are in perfect health.  I calculated the … Continue reading

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Show of hands, friends: who was here in town on April 16? And who has a tornado story to tell?  I have a ninety year old friend who watched a stand of ancient oak trees crumple into a twisted heap, … Continue reading

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Easing Into Summer

Ah, summer. It’s not my finest season; I’m a winter baby at heart. Seriously, I came home from the hospital bundled in a Christmas stocking, and I still love crisp air and snuggling under piles of blankets and wearing layers … Continue reading

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Too hot to walk to work these days, and Raleigh has been overtaken (literally) by a giant cloud of smoke.  So I am stuck at the gym for the time being. But today’s workout was made immeasurably better by the … Continue reading

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Hershey’s Syrup Cake

Happy Father’s Day out there, to parents and children alike. I am remembering, today, what infinite patience it took my Dad to raise me, sandwiched in between my brother and sister, and how he mostly kept his sense of humor … Continue reading

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Yum Yum Supper Club

I feel a little bit mean writing about my evening, friends.  Because, you see, a few of us went to the Yum Yum Supper Club in Durham, and I’m sorry to be the one to tell you this: you’ll have to … Continue reading

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Chicken and Waffles

This evening could have ended badly.  But it didn’t; it ended with chicken and waffles. It had not been an especially fun day.  There were marathon meetings, and lengthy discussions about caulking, and an assortment of aches and pains I … Continue reading

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