Monthly Archives: June 2006

On vacation…

for the next week and a half – the first 5 days will be spent at our cabin in northern (lower) Michigan. Yesterday my dad and my uncle flushed 147 bats out of the cabin roof and sealed a hole … Continue reading

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A Thought for Every Category

Because, after all, it’s an everything in between kind of day, n’est pas? Do I Dare to Eat a Peach? Sam and I live in a small condominium community. We rent our condo from a lovely woman, who has owned … Continue reading

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A promise is a promise

I promised myself when I began this particular blog that I would blog at least every other day. I’m not quite sure why I chose this time frame – it just have just seemed managable. But like last night when … Continue reading

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Themes

Have you ever noticed how occasionally certain issues continually reappear throughout the course of a week or two? How everybody seems to be talking about the very same thing you were thinking about? I wrote about this a while ago … Continue reading

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Dick DeVos and I have broken up

I have to admit, you had me for a minute, Dick DeVos. You make some good points.  Your commercials, what with you driving around southern Michigan, lamenting the disrepair our cities have fallen into;your interviews with our salt-of-the-earth, down-on-their-luck citizens, … Continue reading

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So Here We Are

It is 5:30 a.m. here in suburban Detroit, and I actually managed to get out of bed to write before work. It's a whole new era. Birds are chirping wildly outside this morning, which I noticed because last night our … Continue reading

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of mice and men And it grows. Like a tumor in the backs of mice. We had elaborate studies, but no data was collected. Ten years of research… is going down the drain. For humans, this is very, very bad. … Continue reading

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A Reminder   You write because it’s the first thing you learned to do. You remember watching your parents sit on opposite ends of the couch and sink into grown-up books (no pictures!) and you couldn’t wait for the day … Continue reading

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Where the Liberals Are…   I spent about a day and a half in Chicago this last weekend (actually ended up spending more time traveling than I did IN the city – grrr – Northwest (!)) and I am proud … Continue reading

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Because I'm the Decider…   Okay, you must forgive the gratuitous Bushism starting off this post, but really, I ask you, could I help it? The answer to that is a resounding No. There is NOTHING like seeing your president, … Continue reading

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