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Entries from May 2005

Penguins please!

May 31st, 2005 · 1 Comment

Best penguin trailer ever! declared Ariel – and she was right! Some people don’t follow my advice when I dispense warnings, but please don’t click on the trailer link unless you are prepared to become addicted to adorable Antarctic adventures and Morgan Freeman’s voiceover. Although we’ve never taken the kids to the movies yet, we [...]

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A cute way to stay cool

May 31st, 2005 · No Comments

It’s been hot here and I’ve been craving Tofutti! Another cute way to stay cool is, of course, the sprinkler. I let the girls run around outside in it Friday afternoon, smashing grass underfoot with shouts that were equal parts fear and delight while the wave of water oscillated from side to side. Last year [...]

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Orange change

May 31st, 2005 · No Comments

Orange is Ted’s favorite color. When he told me, years ago, I was surprised. Orange?! Orange was for plastic pumpkins and popsicles that stained your face. Orange was warning signs for construction workers and florescent vests for crosswalk guards. It seemed artificial. Unnatural. Excessive. Perhaps it’s the osmosis that comes with marriage. But I like [...]

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Open Source Radio on KUOW tonight: tune in!

May 30th, 2005 · 1 Comment

94.9 KUOW in Seattle will be broadcasting Christopher Lydon’s Open Source Radio programs Monday through Thursday from 9 to 10 pm starting tonight. I plan to try to tune in later to catch the first one. Scheduled guests for tonight, according to the show’s blog, include: David Weinberger and Dave Winer, in studio, and Doc [...]

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One More Meme: 10 Things I’ve Never Done

May 30th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Via Katherine who got it from enoch in a long line of tag…. played Nintendo refused a fresh raspberry held a hummingbird felt uncomfortable in hot weather snorted spaghetti noodles (or snorted anything) sung solo for an audience larger than a living room cut my hair shorter than my chin fallen in love with someone [...]

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