Monthly Archives: November 2012

Entry 182: See Ya!

Have you been following the news about certain states wanting to secede from the union? No, I do not get my news from Civil War Times (an actual, modern-day publication), nor am I talking about a publicity stunt to coincide … Continue reading

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Entry 181: Woodenade

Annoyingly cheery people are fond of saying “If life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” Evidently, some folks feel the same way about wood handed to them by hurricanes. Of course, you can add all the sugar and water you want … Continue reading

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Entry 180: Bloquopo

Much has been written about the obesity epidemic in America, and tomorrow certainly isn’t going to do anything to alleviate that. But the least we can do is eat one food at a time. Over the past decade or so, … Continue reading

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Entry 179: The Twinkie in Her Eye

Yesterday, there was a flurry of excitement at our house when our daughter’s boyfriend Alex arrived. His appearance does not often cause a stir, since he usually just enters through the sliding doors downstairs where our daughter lives and doesn’t emerge … Continue reading

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Entry 178: Best If Read By Nov. 18

Our salad dressing died a few months ago. That is to say, it expired. Or went bad. Or did whatever salad dressing does when its time has come. It was a brave salad dressing, a chunk-filled bleu cheese, thick and … Continue reading

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Entry 177: Fifteen Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

1. Obviously, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are not well-equipped to handle hurricanes.  But that doesn’t mean that people in Florida (and by “people,” I mean my mother) should tell you how nice the weather is there. I’d like … Continue reading

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Entry 176: Home Sweet Cold War Era Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Silo

Regular readers of this blog know two things: 1) I constantly worry about stuff that could happen to our house and, 2) I occasionally look into where we might move next. Especially after last week, when a massive oak tree … Continue reading

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