Monthly Archives: July 2008

A peek at the future?

My nieces, Makayla (3-1/2), left, and Abby (6-1/2), right, recently gave us a little look forward. Advertisements

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Hair today, there today

(Originally posted July 2008) A couple of months ago, in the hospital where she works, my sister-in-law, Dana, was stopped by a student nurse who wanted to know where she got her hair done. Dana was wearing exactly the style … Continue reading

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A bevy, a gaggle, a pride of small world stories

(Originally posted July 2008) Back when Max was a little over a year old and we were living in Livermore, we had a garage sale. We were talking to a very nice couple, and they commented on how cute Max … Continue reading

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Yes, this is me

(Originally posted July 2008) My husband sent me this comic this morning with the note “Wow. This is you.” It’s true (except I was a journalism major). I have to fight the urge to get up there and change those … Continue reading

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Life imitates art, er SNL

(Originally posted July 2008) Sometime in the mid-’90s Nicolas Cage was in a hilarious skit on Saturday Night Live. He and Julia Sweeney played a couple trying to think of names for their soon-to-arrive baby. They wanted to be sure … Continue reading

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