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Archive for May, 2013

   May 29

Megan’s Birthday

Megan is so special and her birthday is so special that we celebrated it twice – last week, and on her real birthday, this past Saturday. In the interim between the two barbecues, my brother had not been idle. He made a Waltons sized picnic table: I mentioned that seeing him working on the table […]

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   May 25

Hot Tub Time Machine

Faithful readers know that the decaying and useless hot tub has been a bĂȘte noire for me since I first moved into my little house in the pygmy woods nearly four years ago. The rest of the garden looks pretty nice after years of work, but then you have this eyesore in the middle: The […]

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   May 22

Delightful Dinner

I just adore a harbor view! I had the best time on Monday night! I met my friend Janice and her daughter Julie for dinner. Julie lives in the next county to the north of us, so they stopped off to see Me on their way. Julie also inspired me to start the project of […]

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   May 18

Better Early Than Never

America’s Next Top Model The week may have started out on a sour note, but it ended on a sweet one. Megan’s birthday is next Saturday, but we celebrated her birthday yesterday. Our friends Rik and Lu, who are both EMS workers, are so busy that it’s hard to find a day when they are […]

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   May 14

13th of Never

Well, yesterday wasn’t Friday the 13th, but it was Monday the 13th. And we all know Mondays are worse than Fridays! Things were crazy at the jobette. We sent out ballots for Board nominations last week, and this week people started calling to complain about not getting theirs, or not getting enough, or something. Anything. […]

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   May 11

Working on a Dream

“I’m working on a dream Though sometimes it feels so far away I’m working on a dream And I know it will be mine someday” — Bruce Springsteen, “Working on a Dream” You’d think that last year’s garden building extravaganza would have tuckered my siblings out, and that all they’d want to do this year […]

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   May 07

Drinks & Death

Evening at the historic Little River Inn I’ve been so busy with one thing and another that I totally forgot my own blog’s 12th birthday on April 20. Not to mention Star’s 5th birthday on Cinco de Mayo (5/5). Happy belated birthday to both of us! ************** On Friday, Monica texted me to suggest that […]

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   May 04

A Hot Time in the Big Town

Well, the heat wavelet turned out to be wishful thinking. We’ve been blasted by temperatures in the high 80s for the past four days, which is about four days too long. True, we don’t have the bone-crushing humidity they have back East, and unlike that side of the country, it actually cools down at night […]

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   May 02

Heat Wavelet

Shadows It was hot’n’heinous yesterday and slated to be the same today. This is an unusual (I hope) phenomenon here on the Coast. It was 85 degrees when I got home around 6:00 last night, just in time to witness the Leafs lose their first playoff game in 8 years in a spectacular fashion. Good […]

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