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Archive for 2009

12/21/2009

Success!

One party down; the rest of the holidays to go.   By Hannah Wallace   The makings of a good Christmas party: Homer Santa, Channukah "party songs," The Christmas Shoes DVD and chocolate-covered bacon (with nuts!).   Well, Chrappy Christmas went down just about as smoothly as something like that can go. Good turnout—about 25 […]

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12/18/2009

The Week in Pictures

Photographic evidence of my week’s activities.   By Hannah Wallace   I had such a Bradenton-community day on Tuesday, it made me want to run right out and buy some Bayshore Bruins apparel. (It’s true, I can go to the Desoto Mall Champs and get my high school sweatshirt more than a decade after I […]

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12/14/2009

Reindeer Games

My sporting activities wind down as the holiday season—starring Chrappy Christmas—heats up.   By Hannah Wallace   Sports sports sports. Both kickball and hockey ended for 2009 this past weekend. While the SH-T Kickers played in the Div. I semi-final and championship games Friday night, Mrs. Harrible, CCB and I were off at a hockey […]

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12/7/2009

Holiday Happenings

No time for cohesive narrative; bullet points it is!   By Hannah Wallace     –The Sarasota Elf just came into our office. Next thing I know, I’m doing a little dance in front of a camera. This is indeed a magical time of year.   –Unforeseen mathematical problem: Christmas tree + cat = needles […]

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12/4/2009

The Gravity of Honey

A brilliant artistic concept turns out to be a mixed blessing.   By Hannah Wallace   Ever since I heard about it, I’d been looking forward to Wednesday night’s collaboration between G.WIZ and The Banyan Theater Company—a staged reading with Asolo alum actors (and family friends) David Howard and Annie Morrison, performing The Gravity of […]

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11/30/2009

The Long and Winding Weekend

This weekend, we made sure our eating was balanced with exercise.   By Hannah Wallace   Ugh, my pants feel tight.   So yeah, Thanksgiving dealt us its usual caloric blow, but we didn’t go down without a fight. Experiment A: There’s a new YouFit gym that’s arisen near our house in a shopping center […]

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11/23/2009

Campy

We pitch our tent for an overnight camping trip.   By Hannah Wallace   CCB and I headed to Lake Manatee State Park this weekend to camp with the Harribles. While the two of us were just in it for the fresh air and whatnot, the Harribles were also tasked with helping their son, the […]

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11/17/2009

Afternoon Delights

Filling your lunch hour when you can’t go home.   By Hannah Wallace   When I lived in Indian Beach, I went home for my lunch breaks. I could cook some food, watch TV, take a nap, you name it. But when CCB and I moved to a house in Bradenton, 12 miles up traffic-light-laden […]

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11/9/2009

Steamed

A local connection to the history—and possible future?—of transportation.           By Hannah Wallace             Since embarking on his semi-permanent sabbatical, my father’s had time to indulge some new obsessions…er, “academic pursuits”—everything from world religion to gardening. Most notably, he spent a good deal of the last […]

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11/2/2009

Halloween Aftermath

Our most successful party to date yields many great pictures.   By Hannah Wallace     Woo!   Ghosts in the Ghetto tour from Hannah Wallace on Vimeo.     Sunday morning, after sleeping in his car parked on our Bradenton street, Scoops grumbled into our spare bathroom to wash up for the morning. Mr. […]

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