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Festivus — for the rest of us

On the eve of Christmas Eve, a small group of friends gathered to celebrate Festivus. It’s a “Seinfeld” holiday, where you celebrate the holiday season without pressures of commercialism. Instead, you celebrate with an unadorned aluminum festivus pole (not a … Continue reading

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Beneath the trees

I should have been excited. I got home to brand new, fast Internet and hundreds of TV channels that can occupy me for hours with inside looks at dancing toddlers, bitchy housewives and shore-dwellers with big hair. If you know … Continue reading

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Thoughts in the morning

It’s only 8, but I’m awake (hey, that rhymes — kind of) Thoughts from the short commute: What is my dad going to say when I show up on Thanksgiving with my entire pact — an Aussie Chow, Great Dane … Continue reading

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Parachutes in the backyard

Arg, I’m sitting at home staring at my Microsoft Word page, trying to write my story for the weekend, and it’s not working. I keep getting distracted by everything. Is my computer clock correct to the minute? How does Julian … Continue reading

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‘Sex and the City?’ I wouldn’t know.

Something is wrong. I’ve managed to exercise self control. “Sex and the City, the Movie” has been out for a week and I’ve hardly paid it any attention. It’s one of those movies that, usually, I’d be running out to … Continue reading

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