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Archive for September, 2010

Minneapolis, Here I Come, or:

If time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening all at once, where can I get some more if it?  (more…)

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Brouhaha with Brewmaster Manager

On Wednesday I had a manager at Brewmaster, where I buy my beer supplies, tell me it’s my fault the pale malt I bought at his store wasn’t milled properly. I was supposed to rip open the packaging at the store and check it before I left.

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Forehead Slap: Whups!

My friend and former roommate John emailed me in July. He’s now a professor at the University of Chicago, and was coming to the Bay Area for a conference. Did I have time to get together? Sure! We made arrangements for me to pick him up at the airport and for him to stay with us that Friday night, and we both went on with our lives.  (more…)

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Last week, during our dawn dog walk at at the old naval air station, I noticed chalk lines and a long line of sawhorses set up on the paved pathway. They were covered with wooden planks, and poles had been set in the ground between the pathway and the shore near the boat ramp. There were two boats in the water. One was a wooden sailboat with an eye painted near its prow, and the other a smaller, white boat with two seats—perhaps fiberglass.  (more…)

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Our Natal Lilies

Our Natal Lilies are in bloom.

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 We’ve wondered about the breed of our two dogs, both adopted from the local animal shelter. We just had no idea.

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