Monthly Archives: November 2010

Maybe I should have changed my first name

Are there other people out there besides me who have entertained changing their name just because of email issues? Today, I called someone to set up an interview with his boss. We chatted briefly, and he asked if I’d received … Continue reading

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Making the list, checking it twice

For the past day or so, I’ve been adding items to a huge-and-growing shopping list. Tomorrow is the day that I make the big Thanksgiving dinner grocery store run, and I’m determined to not have to return to the stores … Continue reading

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The Great Brussels Sprouts Experiment: The Results

You’re all wondering how the Great Brussels Sprouts Experiment turned out. Aren’t you? Sigh. Well. Well, it wasn’t a total bust. It just didn’t…turn out really great. I think the two main culprits were the time of day and my … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner: The Dress Rehearsal

Thanksgiving is ten days away. I’m fixing to do something completely unprecedented in preparation for the Great Day. Yes, I am going to prepare possible dishes for the big meal ahead of time, a dress rehearsal if you will. And … Continue reading

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Go on, go Christmas shopping. If you must.

Okay. It is November 2. You can go Christmas shopping now. I will not be doing any purchasing myownself. I will be honoring my commitment to Thanksgiving, but I’ve just about given up on trying to save November for everyone … Continue reading

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