Monthly Archives: June 2009

10,950 days=30 years

Today’s the day. We made it. Through the hills and the valleys and the early mornings and the long work afternoons and the “we need more time to get our life done” evenings. Thirty years of days today. Married. Committed. … Continue reading

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110 degrees

This is what I’m talking about. 7 am and it’s 85. Get yourself to a Costco parking lot, asphalt and car metal. Mmmmm, there it is. Summer heat. Not complaining mind you. Just acknowledging that this is why we can … Continue reading

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no coffee? no way!

Woke up at 7, after a night of sake and sea urchin (here’s the deal, it tastes like the sea, but looks like poo, you don’t need to try it), and ….we….have….no….coffee. Half a bag of old decaf, but no … Continue reading

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while it was not hot

I am a little empty on the blog-inspiration today…but I did manage to get through the not hot day with some grace. When I saw that it was 102, I even heard a voice say, “Wow, it doesn’t feel that … Continue reading

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not hot

I really don’t have anything to blog about today, but I don’t want to let the j+k+8 post be the top one. Already over it. And it’s not hot. It’s 95, and it’s a dry heat, and since I am … Continue reading

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j+k+8 | what’s the hair got to do with it?

I don’t really know anything about Jon and Kate. I don’t think I ever watched the show. I have seen the US magazine covers though. And because my love of reality tv knows no shame, I tuned in last night, … Continue reading

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quick, name that father’s day activity

Last minute tickets and last minute seats. Perfect San Francisco weather and a game that might even restore our faith that major league baseball is entertaining and fun. Giants 3, Texas 2. Garlic fries and beer, and a really, really … Continue reading

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My dad, the diy pilot

Dad has had many different collections of toys over theĀ  years. The kites (he made his own, and taught many, many fifth- grade students to make them, too), the remote-controlled cars (built his own), the train set (laid the track, … Continue reading

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weekend list

find maui flight info, figure out if cousin Bobby and family are on the same flight call mom and dad work out (yeah, first five pounds down, only many more five pounds to go) reconcile all the calendars plan the … Continue reading

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summery goodness

My love of strawberries is well-documented. Not strawberry flavored stuff, or strawberry knick knacks. But the real deal. These bad boys jumped into my car today. This will get me through the weekend, and there is even enough to share. … Continue reading

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