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Entries from October 2003

The wonders of W

October 31st, 2003 · 2 Comments

Compound W that is! Halloween seems to be as good a night as any to finish my wart chronicles … …and to share with you our good news that for the first time in a year our family is free of plantar warts! Hooray! I got the first one, or at least noticed it, at [...]

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A taste of yesterday

October 31st, 2003 · 2 Comments

We happened to have both raspberries and chocolate sitting around the kitchen and the taste of the two together brought back a favorite memory…. …When we were first married we would get together with two other couples for some fun adventures. One time, for Valentines Day, the men cooked a meal while we women went [...]

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Take Care

October 30th, 2003 · Comments Off

I liked this poem, printed in today’s Seattle Times, and the article that accompanied it, describing the author, Peter Periera, local physician and poet. Take Care Take care, we say to one another, on parting, as if the cargo we carried were fragile or dangerous – chipped bottle of nitro, crystal blue robin’s egg, last [...]

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Exploring the Matrix

October 29th, 2003 · Comments Off

Exploring the Matrix: Visions of the Cyber Present is the book I spied in the bookstore window those many months ago, the book that began my Matrix reading kick at the library. This is the third one I have read/skimmed and definitely the most FUN! The other two I’ve reviewed were Taking the Red Pill [...]

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Pumpkins, Bagels and ER Doctors

October 29th, 2003 · 3 Comments

The other day while slicing tomatoes too speedily, I cut my finger with the knife. It was just a little cut: tip of the knife and tip of my finger. But it reminded me of a bigger accident I had had once while slicing bagels. Years ago, back before we had children, we were entertaining [...]

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