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Entries from July 2004

Too hot

July 29th, 2004 · Comments Off

It’s been hot here, but the heat isn’t the reason why Abigail has a fever. The poor girl was complaining of a headache yesterday while we were driving to Tacoma; I finally checked her temperature last night after we got home. I think I’ll be spending the day taking her to the doctor. We’ve had [...]

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Tags: family

Anywhere but here…

July 27th, 2004 · 4 Comments

Lisa Williams this week wrote an elegant defense and description of her home state and also asked the question where would you live if you could live anywhere? I’m not about to attempt an essay as eloquent and passionate as hers. But after Reading Seattle and living here now four years as an adult, I’ve [...]

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Tags: places

Time to go paint my toenails

July 27th, 2004 · 1 Comment

It’s one of those nights. I’m feeling restless. It’s the gotta-get-through-this-week itch. What’ll it take? A batch of cookies? That’s the easy but bad habit that needs to break. Maybe simply scrubbing the house will ease my mind, the physical work moving the mental energy. Or perhaps I should take a bath and paint my [...]

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Tags: journal

Lost in a Good Book

July 27th, 2004 · Comments Off

That’s where I’ll be at times this week…I hope it’s as fun as the first one… Tweet

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Tags: books

Reading Seattle: what I read and remember

July 27th, 2004 · Comments Off

In May I put Reading Seattle: The City in Prose on my reading list and my blog. Through the library, the book came to my home recently and I had some time to skim and enjoy it. I can’t say I read every piece in this anthology. The book is a smorgasboard, with thin slices [...]

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Tags: books