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the incident

August 23, 2012

When your boss comes to you and tells you he really likes how you write, you smile, chuckle, and say thank you (especially when writing is not necessarily a main part of your job.) But, when he insists that you really have a special ability to tell someone to “Fuck Off”, and that you may [...]


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tuesday evening.

July 28, 2010

Decide last minute (while bored at work) to return to cottage for remainder of week, with brothers consent. Realize cat has been home cooped up alone since last Friday. Run home from work to pick up cat and obtain other necessities from house. Head towards Keuka Lake with cursory stop at Wegmans. Promise cat that [...]


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what’s next?

May 17, 2010

The other day my mom wrote on my Facebook wall, asking “What’s next for the ambitious procrastinator?” My answer was that I was living up to the tagline, but I don’t think that’s actually the case. In truth, I’m not sure what’s next. There is a big cloud of waiting swirling around everything I’m involved [...]


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food revolution friday

April 30, 2010

If you’ve been watching Jamie Oliver’s new Food Revolution series, you’ve seen him shining a light on the way we as Americans eat.  It’s an interesting show, and that guy is really very focused on his goal.  I enjoy watching him take on some of the hard headed stubbornness that is rampant across our country- [...]


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food porn?

April 19, 2010

In the last week I have twice posted photos on Facebook of dinners I prepared for myself.  It’s not like they were anything amazing- a grilled steak salad and tabbouleh with grilled chicken- but something about them made me so excited and giddy that I had to take photos and share with my three hundred [...]


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why rush?

March 26, 2010

Ever notice when you hear a word that is new to you and suddenly it seems everyone you talk to is way smarter because they’re constantly using that word?  Or when you see a car make/model that you haven’t noticed before and then it’s the one that is in all the accidents you see along the [...]


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chirp, chirp

March 22, 2010

A week ago I left my position at a bar just outside of Rochester, NY, where I’d been since they opened this past July.  There will be no sharing of the reasons for leaving on here today; I may someday, but not just yet.  (One of my favorite bloggers, Heather Armstrong, expounds on why you [...]


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how to send an email without a computer

February 11, 2010

I’ll admit, this may be a bit of a cop-out post because I have tweaked some things on here and I need to post something to see what will happen… So, I share.  This never fails to crack me up.   I figure you, my ((very?)few) readers, might get a chuckle out of it as [...]


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standing out in public in your underpants

February 10, 2010

That’s how my friend (and now fellow blogger) Lisa said it feels when you make your first post.  Putting it all out for everyone to see.  She let me try it out by posting on her blog, so I guess this isn’t really my “first” post… but hell, I hope you’re smart enough to understand [...]


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