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February 2005

  • My uncle said something…

    My uncle said something once that I will always remember: “Life’s tedious and generally boring, Stuart. That’s just the way it is.” I immediately rejected what he said (I was 18 at the time),…

  • Suzy is in…

    Suzy is in the next room with her sister JD and best friend Linda. They’re watching the Oscars. I have to admit that I enjoyed Chris Rock‘s opening monologue, but I left during Beyonce‘s…

  • Spare Parts

    Warrior Barb recommends a special pillow for whiplash. Designed by NASA. Price: $190. My dentist talked me into buying a polymer dental device to stop me from grinding my teeth into little stumps. Price:…

  • Pain in the neck

    My yoga instructor has been a physiotherapist and yoga guru for 25 years. After class last night she also became my new hero. “I have two words for you: Whip lash.” (It’s actually just…

  • Perspective

    I took Friday off. I enjoyed it more than the entire Christmas season. I’ll have to think about this some more, and maybe give up on the “countdown to Christmas” calendar that (as my…

  • New Word

    Thanks for the link, Juergen. I hope it doesn’t happen to me.…

  • So True :)

    Finally, a way to add meaning to e-mail.…

  • Walking to the bus stop

    Walking to the bus stop in a light flurry, it felt like Christmas Eve but I was glad it is not. Feeling cheery on the bus, laughing aloud reading David Sedaris, the woman next…