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Archive for July, 2008

07/28/2008

Entry 100

Looking back on a year and a half of blogging.   By Hannah Wallace   Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my 100th entry! Here’s a breakdown of my relatively brief blogging career.   The challenge? Trying to strike a balance between Sarasota Magazine’s intended readership (cultured, stylish and mature), my personal readership (rowdy, wiseass and […]

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07/21/2008

Hockey Mom

Photos from my mother’s first ever hockey practice. By Hannah Wallace (photos by CCB)   For her first trick, Ma tries a warm-up skate across the ice.   She checks the ice: Yep, solid.   She checks the boards: Also solid.   Coach Mike and I (in the white helmet) give her some encouragement.   Captain […]

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07/18/2008

The Week That Was

Highlights from an eventful week.   By Hannah Wallace   We celebrated national “Entertain a Plumber” day on Monday by having a good-humored serviceman pull a handful of coins out of our garbage disposal. (Apparently someone needs to explain to Mr. Chatterbox the difference between Coke machines and kitchen sinks.) We didn’t even want the […]

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07/11/2008

24 Hours of NASCAR

My trip to Daytona was fun and educational.   By Hannah Wallace   OK, OK, OK, my trip to the Coke Zero 400 was free, for starters. And I didn’t have anything else to do.   It’s easy to be negative about NASCAR. God knows the sport goes against my instincts. I expect people in […]

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07/4/2008

Summer Schedule

Keeping cool with indoor exercise and questionable recreational activities.   By Hannah Wallace   Damn, but it’s hot outside. Completely changes my approach to getting things done. Thanks to my downtown YMCA membership, I’ve added lunchtime treadmill sessions to my stay-cool exercise regime of air-conditioned indoor soccer and, y’know, ice hockey. The exercise is a […]

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