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100 years ago

Just taking a moment for history….  image links to the library of congress’ newspaper for July 28th, 1914.   Top pop hit from 1014:  the 12th St Rag   and a map of my neighborhood in 1914!   by

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Midsummer Madness

Many balls in the air – trying hard not to drop any….   I’ve been traveling and visiting friends, with another trip to see my grandmother coming up soon; I’m winding down the tutoring this summer and getting ready to add full-time-school to full-time-work; moving quickly now towards buying a house Read more…

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Spring! (?)

Today ~Billy Collins If ever there were a spring day so perfect, so uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze that it made you want to throw open all the windows in the house and unlatch the door to the canary’s cage, indeed, rip the little door from its jamb, a Read more…

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Thrifty Rabbit

Snuck out of work for a lunchtime expedition to the thrift store with Liz!  She was looking for summer clothes, but I suddenly realized that what I REALLY needed was a small rabbit statue.  I think he looks like he ought to have a name, but I haven’t decided what Read more…

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Seven Years

Seven Years, by Norah Jones. This song hits the right balance of sweet and sad for me these days. It’s about a seven-year-old girl (easy to imagine it’s a self-portrait of the artist at seven), but typing the title into the post, it struck me that it’s also been seven Read more…

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Yoga did not kill me.

Don’t tell anybody, but I actually like my yoga class. This is weird, because I hate yoga.  Really, I hate it.  It’s boring and stressful at the same time.  Who wants to be in a room full of those women who do yoga, anyway?  I mean, all of them are Read more…

By Rebecca, ago