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Day 358: Unexpect

Yes, another–and perhaps the last–in a long line of grammatical abuses, all in the name of verbification…. Tonight is Christmas Eve. I come from an Italian family, and without question, Christmas Eve is a big deal. As a family, we … Continue reading

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Day 357: Stitch

I was driving back to my mother-in-law’s house this evening, after having spent the day in Atlanta running a couple of errands and visiting with friends. It was pouring down rain, with lightning flashing across the night sky. The roads … Continue reading

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Day 356: Empty

My calendar was empty today. To be honest, it’s always a little hard for me to be at loose ends. Today was one of those days–nothing planned, no events, no pressing work deadlines. It was just a day. I read … Continue reading

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Day 355: Refrain

Hoo boy–we can go all the way back to Day 13 on this one…. As I’ve said many a times on this blog: I’m hardly a Luddite. A good portion of what I do professionally involves writing and thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 354: Drive

Oh, I did a lot more driving yesterday, but tonight was different. Tonight after dinner, my mother-in-law mentioned that she used to like to drive through a section of her town where neighbor after neighbor would deck out their houses … Continue reading

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Day 353: Reconcile

OK, it’ an early morning entry–another case of preponing to make the rest of my day a little easier. I have a different kind of “reconcile” in mind here–the kind that accountants and budget officers do at the end of … Continue reading

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Day 352: Nurse

I just finished spoon feeding my eight-year-old daughter some pastina in chicken broth. I’m sure she could have fed herself just fine, but I think it made us both feel a little better for me to feed her one spoonful … Continue reading

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