Month: August 2005

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Wednesday August 31, 2005

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Last night I went to #1 son’s Open House. I attended minature sessions of all six of his classes. I was able to experience the High School milieu fully, because I came straight from work and so had no dinner, […]

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Tuesday August 30, 2005

4

A customer yesterday said that he just wasn’t ready for summer to end. Since summer has settled into high-90s mugginess, with sere lawns and exhausted flowers, I am ready for fall, myself. But I knew just what he meant. “Yes, […]

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Sunday August 28, 2005

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Today, August 28th, is the beginning of the HGP, the Holiday Grand Plan. The idea of this is simple. Each week, starting today, you do a set of tasks the computer tells you to do. By Christmas, you will — […]

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Saturday August 27, 2005

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I’ve been tagged by Silkenshine. Where was I … 10 Years Ago: a homeschooling stay at home mom living in the country. 5 Years Ago: driving my kids around to a million activities — so we moved into town. 1 […]

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Friday August 26, 2005

7

#1 son will not let me read his xanga. There is more to the story than that. He made a xanga, which his siblings and I enjoyed reading quite a bit. When we incautiously told him so, he spitefully deleted it. He […]

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Thursday August 25, 2005

6

At work, I am currently doing what is known in the trade as “fluffing.” That is, while we are selling stuff so fast that we cannot restock at a comparable rate, I am rearranging things to look as though we have […]

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Wednesday August 24, 2005

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The Princess met a nice young man through a computer dating service. All seemed well, until she met his parents and discovered that they were staunch conservatives. Her parents were aghast. Does political orientation really matter in a relationship? There are […]

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Tuesday August 23, 2005

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Last night I had to help with the car. I only helped for about 20 minutes. And it was my car. So I am obviously not to be pitied here. Things are often more fun if you are working with […]

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Monday August 22, 2005

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I nearly sent this book back to Booksfree unread. It began like Daphne DuMaurier and then moved into levels of depravity that just seemed unnecessary. But as it continued, the book connected private evil to political and economic issues and I […]