Year: 2006

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Sunday December 31, 2006

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Ozarque is having a conversation about globalization over at her place. She is defining globalization as “the set of mechanisms available to humankind for the purpose of ensuring an equal opportunity for every human being on the planet.” The first commenter […]

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Saturday December 30, 2006

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                   Here is Pipes, getting longer. I put it out on the rainy porch in hopes that the lighting would allow you to see the nice ribbing. Yesterday was a slightly stressful day. I was in the dentist’s waiting room […]

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Friday December 29, 2006

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I am reading Joyce Porter’s A Meddler and Her Murder. I’m a great fan of Joyce Porter, but her books are out of print and I don’t own most of them, so I was excited to have the chance — […]

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Thursday December 28, 2006

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There was some slight cleaning up yesterday. I went to the gym. We ate something not associated with Christmas. There are signs that the celebration is winding down slightly chez fibermom. So I am planning my New Year’s goals. You […]

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Tuesday December 26, 2006

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I hope you had as nice a Christmas day as we did. We started with stockings, Santa presents, and homemade sweet rolls. Then we hung around looking at one another’s books, playing Settlers IV (from my sister’s family) and watching […]

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Monday December 25, 2006

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 Merry Christmas! We enjoyed Christmas Eve. #2 daughter arrived safely. We spoke with #1 daughter by phone as she and Son-in-law prepared to have their celebration (he will be spending today on the submarine). We had pictures from New Zealand […]

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Sunday December 24, 2006

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It will be Christmas Eve at sundown today. #2 daughter will be home. This is very exciting. When I was a child, we spent this day throughly cleaning our bedrooms. I am trying to revive this custom in my household, […]

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Saturday December 23, 2006

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I am off work until Wednesday, and I intend to enjoy myself thoroughly. True, today will involve lots of housework and cooking a turkey. But if I approach it in the right spirit I can enjoy that, too. There is […]

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Friday December 22, 2006

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Yesterday I made truffles and some things from Marie Browning’s “Culinary Crafts” collection. Work was somewhat busy, and a number of friends came into the store, including both Cleverboots and Fine Soprano, who had books to recommend. Cleverboots is enjoying Chrismukka by […]