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Entries from February 2004

The garden’s got to go

February 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on The garden’s got to go

When a parent describes a child as “mobile”, that usually means the kid can move: roll, crawl, scoot, toddle, walk, run. This weekend I realized that mobility has a different meaning when the girls are playing in the yard with their outside toys. Abigail has had a bike for a while. She has moved into […]

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Why did the ciabatta cross the road…?

February 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on Why did the ciabatta cross the road…?

Admiring the bread I bought today, I read the wrapper and discovered it was made in Vancouver, British Columbia by Ecco Il Pane . Buying a jar of imported olives is one thing but buying bread baked in another country? I never imagined something fresh and perishable as bread would be brought over the border. […]

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and another proposal…

February 29th, 2004 · 3 Comments

Speaking of marriage proposals, I remember how fun it was when our friends David and Katherine Fedor got engaged! ( I think it had something to do with a hat, Florida and a funny headline for the family newsletter – am I remembering correctly?:-)) David now has a weblog: Palm OS Protein News . Ted […]

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February 29th, 2004 · 1 Comment

Just a Gwai Lo wrote about a couple examples of marriage proposals that were rejected publicly: Dare Obasanjo’s awkward moment on a winery train watching a woman reject a man after he offered the ring. Also at an NBA game , a man surprised his girlfriend by proposing to her while dressed as a mascot […]

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Positive Association

February 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on Positive Association

Ted and I participate in some alternative communities. Groups and people who are breaking out of The Box. On the end of the bell curve. Going against the flow. Outside the Institution. Moving away from The Mainstream. Now that we’ve joined a few of these, I’ve noticed some common denominators, independent of topic or aspect […]

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