Monthly Archives: October 2010


Dee has a friend over; we couldn’t find anybody home to come and play with Tee, so she is on her own, flailing between desolation and incomprehensible fury, doing her best to be a royal pain in the ass, the … Continue reading

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fifty years

A year ago I wrote a post reflecting on my parents 49th wedding anniversary. This past summer, our entire extended family gathered again at their home to celebrate their 50th with them.  21 people sleeping in and around their “1 bedroom … Continue reading

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on the threshold, peeking in

I started my blog partly out of curiosity, partly out of vanity.  I had been reading a few blogs – the regular ones, the popular ones – and thought that I just might be able to do it too.  Cautiously, gingerly, … Continue reading

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