Monthly Archives: December 2006

A Public Service Announcement

If you are heading anywhere near Alpena, Michigan in the next several months, I highly recommend you avoid driving along US 23 North – at least, the section taking you through town.  A new martini and wine bar has opened … Continue reading

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Everything in Between

Is there anything more in-betweeny than the week between Christmas and New Year’s? The hoopla and anxiety surrounding Christmas is gone, and we all glance sort of tiredly towards New Year’s Eve, wondering whether to go out and celebrate or … Continue reading

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Over the river and through the woods

to the in-laws house we go! Over the last eight years or so, S. and I have managed to merge our lives fairly seemlessly. Certainly we’ve had our share of fights, both large and small, but for the most part … Continue reading

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A Christmas Miracle and Other Things

I am not one of those people who claims to never get sick.  My old boss was one of those people, and yet she’d walk around work hacking up a lung on a regular basis, spreading her germs down the … Continue reading

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shut down

flu – i have the flu. i have not been commenting or writing or anything else – my body just went down and today is the first day i’ve sat upright.  So, here’s what you can expect in the next … Continue reading

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Thank You

Thank you all for the thoughts, advice and input last week and over the weekend.  And can I just say, you were so totally right? I am now firmly in the always-counter offer camp – the company did accept my … Continue reading

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The situation, this week

A couple of weeks ago, I sort of threw my had in the ring for a writing position at a corporate healthcare entity. I wasn’t sure if I wanted the position or not – it’s more responsibility, longer hours, etc. … Continue reading

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