Monthly Archives: January 2013

200th anniversary

How often do we get to celebrate the 200th anniversary of anything? In January 1813, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was published. So of course we are parked in front of the TV, watching for the ____?____th time one of … Continue reading

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winter? what’s that?

Yesterday I drove to Salem (half-hour south) to attend Salem Alliance Church with my friend Deborah. For some reason, I took a picture through the windshield. I guess the reason was the fog. On the way home, several hours later, … Continue reading

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some mauri photos

I mentioned a while back that Mauri’s at the coast again, where he’s been every January for the past ten. It’s a blessing for him to change up his location and routine for these weeks while I do taxes and … Continue reading

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chopsticks

Two Japanese couples were already in animated conversation in their native tongue as we were escorted to share a table with them at Benihana’s today. They ignored us as we settled in and made our choices from the menu. Pretty … Continue reading

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miscellany

I enjoyed my December photo project, but way too many pictures crossed my path that I wanted to post but couldn’t. So I dropped them in a file, and now that the holiday dust has settled, I feel like dragging … Continue reading

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14 today

Our dear Marissa at age 3. And today at age 14. If I used all the appropriate adjectives to describe her wonderfulness, you wouldn’t believe me, you’d call it grandmotherly pride. Yes, it would be that, but it would also … Continue reading

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