Monthly Archives: May 2009

Out of order

We’ve been eating and drinking well in Charleston.  Our first night we found Pearlz, where we had a half-shell sampler: Some of the oysters came from the gulf, and there were also a few from CT, RI, MA, and CA. … Continue reading

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So far, so good

This would have been a more appropriate title had I actually been writing along the way, but as it’s already Thursday and this is the first tripcation* post, maybe it doesn’t make so much sense.  Oh well.  (*A note about … Continue reading

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Sunday Verse

I’m packing for the upcoming move, and I found this postcard that I used to have taped to my cubicle wall. It seems an appropriate sentiment for a Sunday afternoon! Luckily, this is a short work week (and I also … Continue reading

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The Lady with the Armadillo Purse

Previously I explored my father’s ability to channel a childhood affection into taxidermied wonderment.  Admittedly, my tone before was something of a mix between bewilderment and bemusement.  I would hate for anyone to get me wrong, however: my dad is … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy: Observations of a 22 year old

It isn’t often that we actually have the opportunity (privilege? burden?) to revisit our earlier selves — what we thought, felt, said … unless of course we wrote it down. As you may be aware, I am moving. In the … Continue reading

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Wisteria Lane

Today is sort of overcast and my goal is to continue packing for the move, while most likely watching movies and drinking in the daytime.  It’s the weekend after all.   Last Saturday, however, was a gorgeous hot day under … Continue reading

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à bout de souffle

I have been told that in order to increase (and sustain) blog readership, short(er) more frequent posts are best.  My problem with that is severalfold: a) I am, on the whole, long-winded; b) I tend to subscribe to the quality … Continue reading

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