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Todd Rundgren – July 23, 2008, The Pageant, St. Louis, MO

July 23, 2008

Okay, first of all I have to love-hate a state whose abbreviation is MO. Nevermind that were it not for MO, I wouldn’t have the adorable husband that I have (he, being born in STL, MO). He is at The Pageant in STL, MO at this very moment, as I sit here in Seattle. And [...]

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what now? #5

July 23, 2008

I know you have been waiting breathlessly for pix from the big ReFirement party. Hope to have some Flicker links soon. In the meantime, this is what the transition looked like:

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Raccoons in Seattle

June 12, 2008

I have a crush on the raccoons. The other night I saw the babies for the first time this season. I’d forgotten how immensely adorable they are, with their little tribble purrs, tiny Zorro masks, and a tendency to both stray from mom and cling to her. We admittedly “encourage” the raccoons, as our friend, [...]

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Mercy Ride – a presentation of A Room of Our Own Project

May 23, 2008

Damn. Things are really on a roll. This was yet another evening nestled in the midst of genius, enjoying the work of the 13 female performing artists who concocted and presented “Mercy Ride”, a well-woven tale of life, love, growing up, and growing up some more. I left the theatre feeling sad and happy all [...]

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Month of Circuses

May 8, 2008

Last night the Black-haired Boy and I celebrated the second anniversary of our first date with a re-enactment–a voyage to Cirque du Soleil. “Voyage” seems most apt as all the sailing metaphors kick in–sail away, swept away, transported … I love the circus. You might already know that. What I don’t know–in words–is, why. But [...]

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dinner with Andie

May 3, 2008

All the work of relationships pays off when we gather around the table. The visiting perpetrator, Andie from across the sea.

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the spear of destiny

May 3, 2008

When there are THREE frozen cakes, you gotta bring out the electric knife.

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creating pearl 190

April 8, 2008

The dear Elke Macartney is one of several people in my life right now who have been spending a lot of time in hospitals, tending to the critically ill and injured. Her young son was in an auto accident recently. His girlfriend was a passenger, and the accident caused extreme injury to her, and to [...]

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aging

March 5, 2008

My niece turned 16 today. I remain as excited as I always have been, to see (more of) who she becomes! None of us though, are particularly grateful for the upcoming sugar hangover.

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true love is chocolate

February 7, 2008

Sometimes it’s easy to say I Love You — in this case, my beau is partial to Reese’s peanut butter cups, and something about the special Valentine’s rendition is even more appealing to him than the usuals. So, I’ve squirreled away a few to stuff in his jacket pockets now and then (shhh. Don’t tell [...]

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