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Tho a couple weeks late, I had a wonderful Christmas, scoring big in the receives column as well as getting to spend a whole week with my entire family. Beth and Steve and Seth (see wow above) came and left on consecutive Sundays, and Tony & Kate stayed about the same ...
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As I pulled back into Manhattan today, finally back from my long & lovely Christmas Break, I started to get nervous — a claustrophobic nervousness like the roads were getting smaller and my car was getting bigger, both at the same time. I took each yield sign extra-cautiously, fearing that some madman ...
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I grew up on the bank of the Neosho River — 18 years of my life within a half mile. My childhood best friend, Allan Comer, and I would often take day-long hiking trips along its rocky bluffs a couple miles upstream. Eventually we’d either run out of daylight or ...
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… you’re probably more sober than I.
I went out last night, to a party over on Bluemont, submitting to my lack of socialising lately & the distinct desire to be so.
I made myself a large Cuba Libre and followed that with two equally large Screwdrivers — probably 10 ounces of ...
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I woke up on Monday morning perplexed at the tickle in my throat — the obvious beginning of a cold. I assumed, of course, it must have had something to do with the temperature dip.
Yesterday I drugged my way through classes with two doses of Dayquil and a pocket full ...
Yippee. With the help of the beneficient Service Director at Baron Volkswagen and a can of deicer, I was able to disassemble my car door, spray some deicer here, there, there, there, and there, and with Bryan pulling and me pulling and holding, we popped the latch back open.
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I just received an email earlier with the name of the hotel — Westminster Hotel — that I’ll be put up in while I’m visiting London in March. It’s a beautiful row of former Victorian town houses that look out onto a green garden square. Positioned in Bayswater, just ...
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I logged into my E*Trade account today for the first time in six months or more. That’s the whole idea behind buy-and-hold, I guess. Except: sometimes things are bad and you just need to know about it.
So I check my holdings, Candies Shoes (CAND) and Save On ...