Monthly Archives: December 2010

add one (two) more

Last March I wrote about “Why I Love Facebook.” There are many reasons to love Facebook, but one that stands above all the rest is my connection to distant family, such as my cousins’ grandkids, better known as my first … Continue reading

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all in the same day

This might explain why Mauri and I are on the “soup” diet this week. Back in Phoenix, after our house-building adventure near Juarez, Mexico, we had to fit in several favorite restaurants. A week of eating soup for three meals … Continue reading

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do we have to be nice all the time?

Michelle hosted our team Christmas brunch this year. She made all of the food, so all we had to do was bring a wrapped white elephant gift for the traditional exchange. Check out the “white elephant” tree! Yes, I’m showing … Continue reading

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senior discount

Sunday morning. Our monthly family dinner set-up is complete, unless the family expects there might be a hint of Christmas in our surroundings. Instead of pulling something festive down from the attic, I’m here at my desk paying bills and … Continue reading

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christmas cheer

Last night half of Newberg showed up at Chapters Books to hear NFC Brass Quintet and Sextet and NFC Trombone Quartet. I might be slightly chauvinistic about these groups, since the man I live with is in all of them, … Continue reading

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