Monthly Archives: December 2011

53 steps

I wish you adventure.  I hope this new year finds you walking into the great unknown. Here’s to 2012 and all the possibilities it holds.

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A picture of me without you

This is Quigley, my furry little friend of 15 years.  She came into our lives shortly after Dan and I moved in together.  I remember the day we picked her out.  Here was this small black and white bag of bones with a … Continue reading

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Down river

Today is the birthday of my blog.  Awww… I know.  4 incredibly, long years ago, I wrote my first post entitled Hellooooooo. 

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Change of time

It’s a well-known fact that I despise New Year’s Resolutions.  I’ve written before about the idiocy in making them and the hypocrisy in stating you’ll reform just because the calendar changes.  Don’t worry, I’m not going to rant about that again.  … Continue reading

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I want a hippopotamus for Christmas

Gerrit loves this song.  It is officially his favorite song about Christmas.  We’ve listened to Christmas songs for the last couple of weeks but it doesn’t come on as much as you’d think.  When it does, we love to sing along … Continue reading

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The Time (dirty bit)

It takes laser like focus to write a quasi adequate essay for a contest and obviously mine has been wired in.  With all that attention devoted to writing the best literary work I’ve ever created though, I missed updating you on my Chicago … Continue reading

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Soul & the sea

My dreams last night were filled with boats.  Specifically speedboats and lots of them.  Even after I got up to pee in the middle of the night (sad I know), my newfound slumber brought me even more visions of boats.  I found this very … Continue reading

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