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Entries from October 2003

Frogs

October 25th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Two recent stories in Friday’s Seattle Times about frogs: Cannibalistic Cuban tree frogs invading Florida As poison frogs go, you are what you eat … Now, our tree frogs are neither cannibals nor invaders. We are quite fond of the little green fellas, even if they do hop inside the house …. It’s fun to [...]

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Only in Seattle…..

October 25th, 2003 · Comments Off

In Benaroya Hall on Tuesday night, the Eroica Trio performed. Joy, precision from Eroica, Prague orchestra wrote the Seattle Times reviewer: “These women grew up together, and they are a good argument for all chamber music ensembles to be raised together. It is rare to see and hear musical intuition so tight.” And in Benaroya [...]

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I love my husband because

October 25th, 2003 · 6 Comments

…he cleaned out the bottom of the garbage can! I had noticed it needed cleaning for a while but I didn’t take the time or energy to do it myself. I confess I just left the icky stuff sticking there. But the other day Ted opened the can, noticed it needed doing and cleaned it [...]

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Coulda been me…..

October 25th, 2003 · Comments Off

Today’s front page Seattle Times headline Census reports record rate of childless females in U.S. hit me in my heart. The article begins: “…Hare is among 26.7 million girls and women ages 15 to 44 who are childless, a record number, according to new Census Bureau data from a June 2002 survey. They represent nearly [...]

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Tags: motherhood

neighborhood knitting circle

October 24th, 2003 · Comments Off

Tonight I got out for about an hour to a new neighborhood knitting group. For a while I’d been hearing rumors about who knits in our neighborhood, and I’m glad Amy took the lead to gather everyone together. I learned to knit in first grade, and I remember making a few long and lumpy scarves [...]

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