Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sleeping with the Accountant

My husband enjoys fruit with his breakfast, but I often find the frozen kind we buy hasn’t been defrosted enough for my taste; strawberries akin to icy ping pong balls just don’t cut it in the morning. So, Keith buys … Continue reading

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Any Girl Scouts Out There?

“Be Prepared.”  That’s the Girl Scout motto, and for the five and a half minutes I counted myself among their ranks, I strove to be just that. I’m kidding, of course, I lasted longer than five minutes. I went to … Continue reading

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And the Answers Are . . .

(In some cases, where a song was recorded by many artists, I noted the lyricist. How many did you get?) The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler, book; Brooks and Dunn, song) It’s No Secret (Jefferson Airplane) Let It Snow (Sammy Cahn … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

How many movie, song, or book titles can you find in this post? (Answers tomorrow.) It’s no secret I’ve been loving this ski season. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow has been my mantra since October, so … Continue reading

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Cry Me a River

Yesterday I overheard a thought-provoking conversation. First, let me clarify. I was riding  on a ski lift with two high school students, and it was hard not to listen, in such close proximity. The young lady was telling her companion an amazing story, and I was … Continue reading

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