Monthly Archives: November 2006

cute critter

My friend who is chilling in France sent me this photo. I dunno, I forgot to ask if I could post his name. He says this guy raids the cat food every night!

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a moment of silence

I was thinking about Robert Altman’s passing today. I’m not in the habit of mourning those I don’t know – and sick as it sounds, I even have trouble slowing down to mourn those I have known. I realized today … Continue reading

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dark gray Friday shopping

If last Friday was Black Friday (and I actually heard first-hand that there was traffic at the Cabazon outlet mall at 2 am!) then it looks like this Friday is aiming to be a grayer version. A friend just emailed … Continue reading

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Click on the movie poster to see a pretty cute preview of a Disney/Pixar movie coming out next summer. It is co-directed by Brad Bird, the guy behind The Iron Giant (imdb 7.8/10.0) and The Incredibles (imdb 8.3/10.0) – both … Continue reading

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Tea for when you are sick

This tea recipe comes to me from my dear friend Darlene. I would’ve been drinking it this weekend, but I have been too discombulated from my head cold to remember it until now. Plus I haven’t been to the grocery … Continue reading

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web 2.0

This is me bumbling about the computer, too congested to focus on any one thing in particular. I’ve only just heard about this concept or style or philosophy called Web 2.0. Apparently the key word is TRANSPARENCY. That is, you … Continue reading

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Bella says it’s really hard not to overlisten to other people’s conversations. It’s especially hard in NYC – where it seemed that after every dinner we ate out, we would later compare the conversations we had overheard during the meal. … Continue reading

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when did the anti-smokers get so strong?

Look at the intense informational ads on this bag of tobacco my sister brought me. I thought these ads would please Chad, but he only offered that it might as well say, “I’m an asshole.” Needless to say, I don’t … Continue reading

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book club closet

This may be the month, the actual month that I come out of the book club closet. This will be the fourth month I have read the book club selection without having met any of the book club’s members, although … Continue reading

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I am shocked and appalled and shocked

I can handle people ending up at my site because they are looking for info on losing weight, or cruising for recipes, or researching Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, but I cannot handle that somebody came to my site … Continue reading

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