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Archive for January, 2007

01/25/2007

Vodka in Pockets

  When the curtain comes down, the party starts.   By Hannah Wallace   This past Friday night was dedicated to some quality mommy-and-me time. My mother, production stage manager for Asolo Rep, opened Expecting Isabel on Friday. Openings are cause for much relief and celebration—especially for stage managers, who work before, after and during […]

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01/22/2007

A Very Good Weekend

Just a quick update on the last few days.   By Hannah Wallace   Had another hockey tournament this weekend—this one in Brandon. Good times for Ms. Conduct: My C team finished fourth overall and showed another giant leap of improvement by coming back from a 3-1 deficit Saturday to win 4-3. Celebrated that night […]

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01/17/2007

Tweaking My Routine

In keeping with my New Year’s resolution, I’ve been looking forward to small happinesses—like grocery stores, hot dogs and fog banks.   By Hannah Wallace   I am so excited about the new Publix on 41 north of downtown! Seriously. I must be getting older when grocery stores can thrill me. After hearing it had […]

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01/10/2007

Three Lengths of Main

Downtown Sarasota has gotten livelier as I’ve gotten older.   By Hannah Wallace   I turned 21 on a Wednesday in August several years ago. Downtown Sarasota was not exactly a happening party spot at that moment. And being an upstanding young lady (who’d spent her college years out of town), I had no idea […]

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01/5/2007

High Resolution

My goals for aught-seven.   By Hannah Wallace   As I wrote in the previous entry, item one for this year’s resolutions is “plan for small happinesses”—less fantasizing about cinematic-style adventures and romance; more looking forward to Friday-night sushi at Utamaro www.utamarosushi.com with my buddies, and Monday-night drinks at O’Leary’s with my mom. Those things […]

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01/2/2007

Happy New Year!

  ! So far, 2007 feels pretty familiar—but in a good way.   A month ago I devoted a whole entry to my friends’ New Years Eve wedding. I was, as is my wont, worrying over nothing. It was a great party, a cozy gathering of well-lubed friends. And while I didn’t dance with Prince […]

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