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Archive for September, 2012

   Sep 28


I woke up yesterday to sunshine and Roscoe cuddled up against me. It was the rare and delightful teddy bear cuddle, too, where he has his back to my chest and my arm is around him. For a while, I just lay there enjoying the purring and the fact that it was light enough to […]

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   Sep 25

Days of Future Passed

Long ago and far away I have been keeping in better touch with my former neighbor Patrisha since she lost her beloved dog Hamish, so I have recently learned more news about my old neighborhood. As you may remember, I used to live in the woodworking shop of a Victorian coffin factory. My front door […]

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   Sep 22

…While the Sun Shines

Star (left) and Schatzi (right) On Friday, Megan and I went to the Farmers’ Market in the Village. I have to admit that the Farmers’ Market has become somewhat less exciting for us since Megan and Jonathan created their amazing garden. Pretty much everything they have at the Farmers’ Market, we already have, though there […]

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   Sep 18

Fairly Wonderful

Megan worked four long night shifts last week, so she woke up on Friday afternoon, my one day off that week. We realized that the County Fair started that day, and since I work on the weekends, Friday was our only chance to go. We decided to go in the late afternoon, so Megan could […]

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   Sep 16


I woke up to a 54 degree house this morning. I’m beginning to take the birds seriously. First the migrating cranes have indicated that we will have an early winter – and unlike human weather forecasters, the cranes have never been wrong yet – and then there have been alarming reports of robins sighted locally. […]

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   Sep 12


It’s kind of surprising that I have gotten to this advanced age without having worked retail before. Or waitressed, for that matter. Nearly everyone I know has done either or both of these during their misspent youth. Looking back, I’m not completely sure how I escaped it, though I’m happy for those long ago diners’ […]

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   Sep 08


Things have been busy in Suzy-land since I last checked in with you, faithful readers. My blog was hacked, though I can’t imagine why, unless there’s a severe trivia shortage somewhere. The wonderful Candi of the appropriately named No Hassle Hosting solved the problem for me, restored everything, and implored me to change my password, […]

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   Sep 02


Thursday kicked off with a visit from the money fairy while I was asleep. The money fairy really doesn’t visit me often enough these days. I actually thought she had lost my address a long time ago. I woke up to discover a pile of cash on top of my also sleeping computer, with a […]

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