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Shelter at Home

Day t-1. I broke my wine opener. The corkscrew got stuck and snapped off. Not an auspicious beginning to my quarantine party. Monterey County has issued a “shelter in place” order. I’m fortunate to be able to work from home, … Continue reading

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Gift of the Magi

I’ve traded boudin for Big Sur. There are pros and cons to every decision, and if it seems to be too good to be true– it probably is. I love living in California. Every day is suffused with spectacular beauty … Continue reading

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When Harry Traveled With Sally

I’ve been thinking (a rare and dangerous occurrence that usually requires significant retail therapy post-thought). As current events filter through my cabbage patch brain, I wonder… Would Harry Meet Sally in today’s world? Consider this: And this: My guess is … Continue reading

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Augustus Caesar Salad

My husband and kids have been gone to the beach all week, so I had to go to the store to buy some essential groceries. (All of the casseroles Mark made me for the week are gone– almost as if … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time (Extended Version)

A cool thing happened to me this afternoon. I got a free large diet cherry-limeade from Sonic ’cause I was their “Customer of the Day.” I don’t know if it was random or because of my mad ordering skills, but … Continue reading

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Fronting

From the online urban dictionary: The antigravity properties of the Victoria’s Secret banquette bra are no mystery to anyone who’s ever worn one. They’ve got more rigging in them than a fleet of sailboats or Peter Pan the musical. And … Continue reading

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100 Years of Paint & Other Love Stories

I listen to a lot of music. Most of the songs are about love– finding it or losing it. A few blur the lines and talk about stuff that goes on in the dark, but most are love stories. This … Continue reading

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