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An Inconvenienced Truth

I am not a good traveler. There it is: the truth.  In my head I could win the Amazing Race. In reality, the first time we (my imaginary race partner and I) missed a plane I would shed hot, frustrated tears and settle into a pissy mood that would last the whole episode. Last Sunday … Continue reading

3 days ’til Spring

Spring is three days away, and this is what we woke to: and this: and this: It is a pretty sight, I must admit, but it is noon and 2 Celsius (36F). Brrrr. We were warned. We’d been told that February teases with bouts of warm weather, like we had last week when it hit … Continue reading

He’s a doer

Last night President Obama addressed Congress. It was televised live, and I watched as I did last month during the Inauguration, transfixed. Ben came home half way through, and we sat side by side, nodding, and occasionally commenting to each other. “He’s a doer,” I said at the end. “Some people are talkers, and some … Continue reading