Month: May 2005

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Tuesday May 31, 2005

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It is our old friend Hopkins. Two months ago, with one sleeve left to go, I abandoned Hopkins for a T-shirt and a prayer shawl. It seemed like a good idea at the time. For future reference, it was not […]

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Memorial Day, 2005

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There were indeed pineapple boats. Also many other foods, including deviled eggs, cabbage salad, baked beans, sauteed mushrooms, and tri-colored Jello which probably no one will eat. I always make fancy Jello for holidays, just as a table decoration. It […]

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Sunday May 29, 2005

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Here is the completed scarf, with fringe. I had never added fringe to anything before… just never came up. I may do it again at some point in the future, though. Today I will take the shawl to Mrs. M, […]

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Cold War Food

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Reading this book about food in the ’50s (an excellent book, by the way), I was reminded of Memorial Day 2000. That year, my friend S and I were working together at the historical museum, doing educational events. We had […]

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Friday May 27, 2005

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No muppets were harmed in the production of this prayer shawl. Of course, you are right. Muppet pelts do automatically imply dead Muppets. This had not occurred to me, and I am terribly sorry for spoiling anyone’s breakfast. #2 daughter […]

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Thursday May 26, 2005

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Yesterday was unusual in that I heard someone say “Hot damn!” in choir practice for the first time ever. The director also announced that we were going to “work on attacks, cutoffs, vowels … and all the things that make music […]

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Wednesday May 25, 2005

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Your Political Profile Overall: 5% Conservative, 95% Liberal Social Issues: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal Personal Responsibility: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Fiscal Issues: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Ethics: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Defense and Crime: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Chanthaboune has […]

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Wednesday May 25, 2005

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Work, for me, often involves close interaction with boxes and ladders, so it is nothing unusual for me to notice at some point during the day that I am covered with dirt. Yesterday, since I was going out in the […]

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Tuesday May 24, 2005

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Here is the grunge sock with a hole in it. A hole and a bit of a run. Right at the toe. I could embrace its grunge nature, following the destroyed jeans look with a destroyed sock look. I could […]

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Sunday May 22, 2005

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Don’t you love lying in bed listening to the rain? However, since we had thunderstorms all night, I am beginning the week in a sleep-deprived state. It is also hot. Hot rain seemed strange to me when I arrived here, but […]