Monthly Archives: August 2011

It’s all caffeine

We’re back in Scottsdale. Or Seattle. I’m not sure which. But not really. I’m with Mo, who is succumbing to the call for a proper Americano after a year in Corpus. The Starbucks is only a mile or so away … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 10

“The director of photography at the Dayton Daily News just quit rather than lay off half of his staff.” “The world is crazy. My dad once said the world would end when I was 48.” “Did he happen to mention … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 9

“Can you really electrocute yourself with a toaster?” “No, you’re thinking of touching a wall outlet with your tongue.” note: no waffles were harmed in the making of this post. unless you consider cooking them, slicing them up and eating … Continue reading

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Life is Funny, Part 344

I went running yesterday at noon. It was hot. The good thing about running when it’s really hot is that you’re too delirious to realize that it’s really hot. I ran my usual 3 miles and didn’t think much about … Continue reading

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A Texas state of mind

I love Texas, but this might be going a little too far. Or maybe it’s just right. On Earth as it is in Texas …

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I love a bargain

Today was Mo’s softball tournament. It was a double elimination tournament and the team hasn’t been clicking, so I suspected they would go out in two games. 37 games later, they were still playing in the 105 degree heat. Mo … Continue reading

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Pete Rose would be proud

It’s the last inning of Mo’s softball game. Her team is behind 14-5 in a game not as close as the score might indicate. They’re just going through the motions, all too ready for the game to end. The leadoff … Continue reading

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