Archive for February 2011

No Pajamas for Me

I am not doing writerly things this week.  (Writerly things roughly translating to mean hiding in my office in my pajamas until noon, attempting to put down words and surfing the internet in hopes of inspiration.)  I am out and about doing the opposite of writerly things, and I promise to share those things with…

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I'm Mr. Snow Miser

  We lost heat yesterday.  Around 6 p.m. I realized my fingers were numb and went to check the thermostat.  Calls were made, technicians arrived, and heat was restored temporarily.  Around 1 a.m. I woke up and couldn’t feel my nose.  The burner has given up the ghost and expensive parts must be installed, hopefully…

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A Winner, And an Apology (Not in that order)

So if you’ve ever watched a television award show, you know what I’m talking about – those people who go on and on thanking everyone from their pool boy (“for providing an environment in which I can relax”) to their hair stylist (“for always making me look good!”) all the while completely forgetting to thank…

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