Monthly Archives: February 2019

Life Lesson

Never put a marshmallow in your pocket.

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Trying to Save a Few Bucks

I cancelled my New York Times newspaper delivery. I had fallen behind on doing the crossword, and I was bad (really bad!) about tipping the delivery people. Plus, it was taking up a lot of time every week to go … Continue reading

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If That Isn’t Love, What Is?

My husband and I didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. But then, on a random day this week, he presented me with a gift, fashionably tied with twine, and a little card stating that it was a “Non-Valentine’s gift, just … Continue reading

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Happening Here

On Tuesday I went to the office for an editorial meeting. I also met separately with my boss to talk about some ideas that I’ve been working on. Most of the ideas were about changing the way we do certain … Continue reading

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Another Way Mice Suck

The reason I went into the junk drawer today was to gather the box tops that we’ve clipped from food containers over the last few months. There’s a little baggie in the drawer for the box tops to go in, … Continue reading

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Mice Suck

Which is more upsetting? That I ended up with mouse poop in my hand today. That it took me a while to realize that I had a handful of mouse poop. That after realizing I had a handful of mouse … Continue reading

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Parlez-vous francais?

My friend recently told me that she has been studying French, a language which we both learned in high school. That made me wonder how much of the language I still retain. It didn’t take me long to realize that … Continue reading

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That Can Wait

The shower is the perfect place to think random thoughts. Today, as I washed my hair, I was thinking about how easy it is prioritize when dealing with the world’s problems (i.e., things that are not within your power to … Continue reading

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Who Needs Romance?

The kids like to come into my office while I’m watching TV. I often watch sci-fi, which they like, and as long as it’s not rated above PG-13, odds are that I’ll let them watch it with me. But I … Continue reading

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Magic and Science

Lately I’ve been streaming The Librarians, a TV show in which a team of librarians protect the world from evil magicians and dangerous magical artifacts. It’s a silly show, but entertaining. Favorite quote so far: “Magic is not an exact … Continue reading

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