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June 29, 2004


Meme of the week

Via AMERICAblog After you go to Fahrenheit 911, keep your ticket stub and mail it to: George W. Bush 1600 Pennsylvania Ave Washington DC 20500 With a note attached, "I saw what you did last summer"....

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Envy envy envy

Anne has an amazing picture of a Yellowstone wolf up on her blog. Which reminds me... Anne's a much better photographer than I am, so I'm not really posting out of competitiveness. I'm just taking her photo as a reminder...

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Birds of the week

Zeke and I watched this morning as one of the white-tailed kites noisily harassed the local red-shouldered hawk. The hawk, protesting loudly, flew off through a tangle of oak branches into the summer fog. Last week in the park, that...

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June 27, 2004


Grand-orphan

Madelin B. Turo Xavier passed on Sunday afternoon, June 27, 2004....

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June 24, 2004


My mother's mother

My mother and aunts took my grandmother to the hospital last night. She's there now in a morphine fog. Current thinking is she'll never come out of it. She's not that old - 88 - but she's had severe circulatory...

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June 17, 2004


Walking the dog

I come this morning upon a large, shiny, dark black spider splayed out on the sidewalk. It's about two inches from front feet to back feet, its body the size of a large pea. It's not moving. Zeke waits patiently...

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June 16, 2004


Plant him face down to speed him on his way

Mark Morford usually annoys me. Today, he hits the Reagan Legacy doornail right on its mortician-coiffed head....

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June 15, 2004


Content

It has occurred to me, this last week, that I might be enjoying the best part of my life. I am in love with a woman with whom I've lived for 15 years. After all this time, we still act...

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