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16 days ’til Advent

When I was living in Seattle and working at a coffee shop, a really nice man would come in each year and bring all the baristas an advent calender with chocolates in the windows of each day. He always let … Continue reading

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…all I ever wanted …had to get away

dingdingdingdingding!  YES!  I am thinking vacation.  Usually I go back to Seattle once a year to visit the family and take a long and relaxing road trip.  I go in June just after school and I love every second of … Continue reading

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Winter Wishes

My best estimate at the date of this photo was the winter of 1982-83. My family lived in a little town, forty-five minutes from Minneapolis, where it seemed to snow 300 days a year. That out-of-place redhead on the left … Continue reading

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My Favorite Commercial

It’s hot, I hate it. I’ve tried to enjoy this summer. I bought passes to the pool, cooled my apartment as far as I can, and for a brief week, had a semi tan. But tomorrow is August first, my … Continue reading

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Visit South Dakota!

This week the tourism department of South Dakota decided that it would be wise to dress people up as real life cowboys (or maybe they were cowboys) and pay them to walk around the streets of Minneapolis to boost the … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings…again.

I don’t enjoy daylight savings. I don’t know if I ever will. Well, I like in the fall when things go back to normal, but anywho. This year it is early again. And so far as I know it will … Continue reading

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Frozen Pork (with homework)

I am in most ways a simple person who gets jollies out of simple things. Now I am going to tell you about one of those simple things: I work downtown and therefore have to park my car in a … Continue reading

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The worst part about going to school for writing is that you are left with no time to write.  There is more reading than there will ever be writing. And then there’s poetry.  I spent a considerable amount of time … Continue reading

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