Monthly Archives: December 2010

We’re leaving in the morning…


Last day of 2010 and I’m almost all packed to go… feeling anxious, a little sad, but mostly feeling this disturbance in my emotional equilibrium. My daughter emailed and asked if I am scared and here’s how I replied: I … Continue reading

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Blizzard Fun


Max and I went to Portland for Christmas; returned late yesterday afternoon in time to beat the blizzard that was working its way up the Eastern seaboard. Snow started about 8PM, and the strong winds whistled around the house all … Continue reading

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Early morning musings…


I’m grateful to my canine companion for his clockwork innards. If we “oversleep” on any given morning, it means we probably got up at 7 rather than 6:30 – 6:45… Trust me, there are very few days that we “oversleep”! … Continue reading

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Yippee! I got the car organizer!


After yesterday’s post, when I mentioned that I couldn’t get that wonderful organizer for the passenger seat, I decided to call Duluth Trading Company and see if they had that fancy-ass car companion in another color. They were extremely helpful, … Continue reading

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What to take?


It’s already December 3rd (my daughter’s birthday – Happy Birthday!), which means we have only 28 days to go… and I’m starting to think about what to take with me. I’ve got the beginnings of a reading list together (will … Continue reading

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