Category Archives: Fun

It’s hot.

Not California hot, but hot. I grew up with hot summers. My family only had one room with a window air conditioner unit, so on those hot Iowa summer nights when for weeks on end the temperature wouldn’t drop below … Continue reading

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Well, that was a surprise …

… although I guess it shouldn’t have been. So last year, when The Redhead moved here, he bought a plant to make the flat feel more homey. And, being the way we are, it obviously had to be something easy. … Continue reading

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How to declutter when I know I will need it again?

Argh. I know that we have too much stuff (well, either that or the apartment is too small). We’ve moved a couple times in the last couple years, and unfortunately a bunch of stuff is still in boxes! I have … Continue reading

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Back in print?

OK, I haven’t been writing anything, even though I mean to … somewhere between my urge to write and my desire to control information flow, there has to be a compromise, right? Last week I got an e-mail from one … Continue reading

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Earworm

I woke up the other day with a song running through my mind. This happens a lot, but this week’s was particularly annoying because I only knew two or three lines of melody and only one word. I can usually … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories…

Out for dinner with The Redhead at a vegetarian Indian buffet … reminds me of that fateful first-not-date how many years ago? Was that summer of ’97 or ’98? Wow … Tweet

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Quinoa biscuits and spinach butter

I told The Redhead not to sabotage my job search just because right now he has a live-in maid and cook, that if I got this job I could get a chef to come by and make him oatmeal for … Continue reading

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Come sail away…

TheRedhead and I took an intro to sailing class today at Fingal Sailing School !- I know what you’re thinking – sculling wasn’t enough? No! I live on an island for a reason! And I have always loved anything to … Continue reading

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Was this the downside of rowing?

OK, I know that normally all my posts about rowing are silly/happy and I rave about how much fun I am having. Well, there was a negative moment or two recently. OK, so first, the guy who books the sessions … Continue reading

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Out on the banks of the Liffey

Rowing has been a mixed bag recently. Some days so hot sweat is dripping into my eyes and some days out in the hail. Other than the rowing itself, though, one of the major bits of fun is the wildlife. … Continue reading

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