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Archive for July, 2013


   Jul 28

Whew

Peaches at the family property It’s that time of year again, when quarterly calls and reports are due, so things have been kind of a hectic whirlwind at Chez Suzy this past week. And as you know, all work makes for no blogging, since a) blogging about work is not fun as well as unwise; […]

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   Jul 23

The Envelope, Please

Schatzi in a field of clover, Spring 2010 Gordie: All right, all right, Mickey’s a mouse, Donald’s a duck, Pluto’s a dog. What’s Goofy? Teddy: Goofy’s a dog. He’s definitely a dog. Chris: He can’t be a dog. He drives a car and wears a hat. Vern: Oh, God. That’s weird. What the hell is […]

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   Jul 20

Up and At ‘Em

How It’s Done I have come to the conclusion that my cats do not approve of my sleeping in. And by “sleeping in” I mean “getting up later than 5:30 am”, which is the default time for most of the week due to one reason (aquafit) or another (conference calls). Even in the dark depths […]

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   Jul 17

Past & Present

The other day, I was mixing a vodka and tonic, enjoying the civilized tinkle of ice in the glass and the refreshing scent of lime. For some reason, the sharp lime fragrance reminded me of the cocktails my parents used to have with friends of theirs, the Kixmillers. We often stopped off and stayed overnight […]

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   Jul 14

Here and There

Clyde is back to his old self again. I’m still in the phase of being delighted by his naughtiness rather than annoyed by it. Oh, look! He’s on the counter! Yay, he’s clawing the couch! It’s so cute that he’s milling around under my feet and meowing while I’m trying to feed him! I will […]

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   Jul 11

Improving

Why stop and smell the roses when you can play with them? You will be glad to hear that everyone is improving. Jessica learned to crutch around pretty quickly – always her way of learning everything – and is in the capable and loving hands of her mother at home. Jonathan is coming up with […]

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   Jul 07

(Under the) Weather

Independence Day evening finally freed us from the death grip of the blasting (and blasted) heat. The weather has been so strange this year. The driest January and February in recorded history, the strange rain storm in June, followed by the heat tsunami, which concluded with thunder and lightning but no rain. We were all […]

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