Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lying awake in Paris.

Bonjour Mssrs. and Mmes.! Or Bonsoir! Either way, I’m awake, since I’ve slept a total of 2.5 hours of the last twenty-four. And only a few hours in the previous forty-eight. Other people sleep at night. I nap and then … Continue reading

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Bonjour!

Greetings from Paris! My last visit to France was October of 1986 – I was six months pregnant with Taylor and, thus, passed on the wine. Which is possibly why he (and Daniel – another nine wine-less months) are so darned … Continue reading

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I have entered the Empyrean…

Midway in the journey of our life, I came to myself in a dark wood… Yes, I can now truly say that I have been to hell and back, (and yet again, here) because while the rest of you frolicked in … Continue reading

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Speaking of…

Must share about the lovely time we had at the Speaking of Stories event last weekend. This organization’s mission is to “promote the appreciation of literature through live theatrical readings” and more. Last weekend, they sponsored a “Night at the … Continue reading

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Ryan Gosling: from Chick Magnet to Chicken Magnet

Ryan Gosling is taking a break from being a sexy, scruffy, smoldering screen presence and is speaking out on behalf of chickens. Thanks to Polloplayer correspondent Tina for this one: RadarOnline recently reported that the talented actor/musician/Mousketeer has written a … Continue reading

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A Hui Hou, Happy Birthday, and Bawk Bawk Bawk

It is not easy to leave Hawaii. I’m not saying I want to live there, because living there would imply going to the grocery store, making the obligatory run to Costco and doing battle with bugs the size of a … Continue reading

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Yes, we have some cabanas.

Take my word for it – it’s nothing but work, work, work here in these Hawaiian isles. For instance, the CE is up at dawn every day to snag prime beach chairs for us. Then there’s the walk – there’s … Continue reading

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