Monthly Archives: March 2011

Snap out of it!

Truth be told, I’ve been feeling a bit out of sorts of late. Thanks to the French, there’s a perfect word for it: malaise (come to think of it, thanks to the French we have some perfect words for almost everything) … Continue reading

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A cup of Nada, and a Prank Spank

I will assume you are all listening to Pandora as you read this. I am. I ‘ve been vacillating between Patty Griffin and the Gabe Dixon Band while I drink my morning cup of – green tea. Yes, tea. Me, the … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but tsunami warnings send me scurrying to the sanctuary of a safer, virtual world. I spent much of yesterday parsing plays on Words With Friends rather than watching the news, which was (and seems to … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Tart Is

It’s been a bumpy week. The funeral, which went as well as it possibly could have. The travel, which, um, did not. First, though, thanks to everyone for the meaningful condolences. From cannoli to cards to so, so many beautiful … Continue reading

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