Monthly Archives: September 2007

A Moment for Megan

Last week Chad and I were doing our regular route around the lake in Laguna Niguel Regional Park, which is partially on the same 3-mile trail the local high school cross country teams use for competition, when I pointed out … Continue reading

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A Bushel of Apples for Fall

You can have the endless sunny days and T-shirt weather in October; I miss fall. I miss crisp air, crackling leaves, raking – yes, I miss raking! I miss those huge smell good piles that were good for a few … Continue reading

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There is a pleasure in the pathless woods – Lord Byron

We caught the 1:30 show of Into the Wild (imdb 8.4/10.0) today and the theater was full – midday on a weekday! Yes, it was the only local theater where it was playing, but still they had it playing on … Continue reading

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Jeannie Lee, Freelance Writer

After dozens and dozens and dozens of job applications, I finally got a reply. A genuine, honest-to-goodness reply: “Hi Jeannie Lee Neeet name, you have, Miss Lee.Nice Web Page also…. This is a small time Pet Publication. I have people … Continue reading

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Beauteous Basket of Bounty

Look at what I got today! My first 25 pound basket of organic fruits and veggies through the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at South Coast Farms. You can only see the top layer, so here’s what else is in … Continue reading

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You know you're in OC when…

You can pole dance for fitness. According to the magazine ad, “pole dance is now mainstream,” Oprah to Kate Hudson, apparently they’re all doing it! Read an article about it (or click the photo – it’s theirs). Seriously, being … Continue reading

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the Five-Year project

Coming from a generation of folks (okay, the tail-end of that generation) who pored over the Whole Earth Catalog, every time Steward Brand‘s name comes up my interest is piqued. I’m always interested in hearing what that guy’s saying. I … Continue reading

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Sick and Weepy

Sometimes sickness, PMS, and poor attitude just all align in such a way to trigger a series of crying jags – I’ve cried myself to sleep the last two nights and I routinely burst into tears in the middle of … Continue reading

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Bella was here:)

Hi my name is Bella and I am Jeannie Lee’s daughter. I just wanted to say hi and that I love my mommy very much<33

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Carbs and Running

Bella gets extra credit for sharing a newspaper or magazine article with her biology class – extra extra credit if she makes a power point presentation. So, I showed her how to pull together a little power point and it … Continue reading

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