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Archive for May, 2011

05/25/2011

International Travel

Dinner with the ‘rents the other night, the conversation kept returning to far off wonders and distant lands. Next week, Ma and Pa will make their first ever trip across the pond (I was going to say it was their first trip outside the country, but I just remembered their train tour of western Canada […]

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05/18/2011

Romance

Web Editor Megan just sent me this story from Slate, about the ways romance unfolds in a bookstore culture. It’s fun, not just to find metaphors for our lives in our lives (I love the sensual idea of a book’s “spine”), but also to simplify our lives into little subcultures that add shades of meaning […]

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05/11/2011

The Scheduling Game

Organizing my schedule is (like pretty much anything else to me) a sport. Sometimes you have to sit back and pick your moments as the action swirls around you; be prepared for an opportunity, but don’t lunge in or try to take matters into your own hands, or you’ll wind up missing the play. Other […]

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05/4/2011

Decisions, Decisions

It’s hot, there are bugs everywhere and I can’t muster enthusiasm for anything. It’s summer in Hannah’s brain, and the forecast calls for…something.   I could write about the old stand-by, staying fit versus eating BLTs and fettuccine Alfredo. For whatever reason, Web Editor Megan and I have been professing our love for mayonnaise with […]

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