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Archive for August, 2010

08/30/2010

The End of Summer

OK, OK, I know we still have plenty more 90-plus-degrees days ahead this year—not to mention hurricanes a’loomin’—but in so many ways, summer is coming to a close. And today’s beautiful mildness and fall-like breeze help set the tone.   The kids are back in school (or so I hear from my procreating friends on […]

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08/23/2010

Swoon

Colds, rainy mornings, traffic circles (hee)—these are how the world tells you to slow down a little. Fail to heed those warnings, and, well, you’re no longer in charge.   The summertime cold was, let’s face it, predictable. Two weeks of party prep and visiting family, coinciding with the final throes of Charity Register, ABC […]

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08/16/2010

Kegtacular IV

6:30 p.m., Sunday Hockey results: Revolution (including Kegtacular attendees Mr. and Mrs. Harrible, Krazy Kevin, Scoops, CCB and me): 1 Opponents: 3 "The sun seems way too high for 6:30 p.m.," CCB tells me on the way to post-hockey dinner. "Did we party ourselves back in time?" I ask. "I think the sun’s just behind […]

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08/9/2010

Thirty-One

Well, 31, here I am.   We sat around the table at OT Friday after hockey practice discussing our feelings on adulthood, in between fart jokes and throwing French fries. I admitted that, as a kid with two older siblings and parents with accomplished, engrossing careers, I couldn’t wait to grow up and join the […]

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08/2/2010

Ruled in Favor

I was kind of counting on jury duty today to supply me with my blog material, but so much for that: A morning in a big room with some Sun Chips and my Kindle does not a blog make. Instead, as the judge told it, we prospective jurors were responsible for all the no-shows and […]

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