Monthly Archives: September 2009

going up, going down

While Mauri’s out eating Pasquale’s pizza with the five other NFC Brass players, using a portion of the lucre from a wedding gig, look what I’m having for dinner. Is that fair? Actually, it is fair. For too many months … Continue reading

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older

We don’t care too much that we have birthdays. In fact we figure it’s a pretty good sign that we’re still alive. So when the calendar says it’s time to celebrate, we do! On our way to the coast, I … Continue reading

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irony

I love my job! Every now and then I get to serve families who have lost a loved one from our church family. Today I got to host a memorial service for a woman who lived longer than 97 years and … Continue reading

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butt rub

When a Boston butt roast goes into our cart at Cash & Carry, something good is ahead for us at the Macy house. If you’ve ever watched a cooking show that features smoke cooking, you know that the first step … Continue reading

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redemption

Am I the only one who buys green or yellow bananas then watches them turn to mush on the counter? I don’t want to confess how many bananas I’ve surreptitiously dropped into the garbage over the years (not that I kept … Continue reading

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rain rain go away

As lovely as e-mail and Facebook are to stay connected with our Anderson kids, there’s nothing like having them with us in person, even if for only a stretched weekend. We’d been having gorgeous sunshiny days, but weather.com predicted rain … Continue reading

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disgusting

My friend Bob commented on Facebook that he thought that charred pig I posted here on Sunday looked like a Montauk monster. I don’t get out much and had to look in Google to see what he was talking about. Pretty … Continue reading

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