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Entries from December 2004

Snowberries

December 31st, 2004 · 4 Comments

This picture of snowberries in our neighborhood is one of my favorite images from December so I thought I would use it to wish everyone a Happy New Year! I liked Ed Cone’s greetings – should I reprint them here? No that wouldn’t have the same effect as saying it myself. I’d rather not compile [...]

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Homemade marzipan

December 31st, 2004 · 3 Comments

As requested (by Katherine in the comments to this blog entry), I’ve posted a picture of our homemade marzipan from Christmas. This was the first year we tried to make our own although I’ve thought about it for years. I grew up enjoying marzipan bought from the local grocery store bakery (Safeway) however marzipan fruits [...]

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Risks not taken

December 31st, 2004 · No Comments

Scheherazade in two posts this week pondered risks not taken…. All Request Day: Girly Stuff: What do I consider failures thus far in my life? The answers that are most resonant involve boys. They’re not so much failures as much as missed opportunities, risks not taken. I should have taken the year after law school [...]

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Inspirational snippets

December 31st, 2004 · No Comments

An oxymoron, or so it sounds, but I’ve read many refreshing phrases and clumps of sentences in the past day or two that I’d like to link and bookmark for the time being…gems I discovered in my aggregator and want to share with others…. Fred First saw A Certain Order So I am thankful for [...]

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“A good story is a good story”: more notes on anonymity, blogging and Northern Voice talk

December 31st, 2004 · No Comments

Chris O’Donnell linked to She’s a Flight Risk, memoirs of a post-adolescent international fugitive and the Esquire article The Search for Isabella V. featuring this anonymous blogger. Chris commented: Is she even real? [...] My original take was that it is a hoax, but after reading the Esquire article I’m not so sure. Actually, I’m [...]

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