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Aug 10

August 10, 2008

how I spent my last 10 days

We got home from our mountain vacation at fabulous Daveland a few hours ago and I have been trying to catch up — but with some 1,500 messages, my index finger on the mouse finally gave in. A pity, because all of the stuff I missed was really interesting but my finger says get over it and move on.I spent some time on the quiet deck of the cabin thinking about the joy of stillness and wanted to say again…

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Aug 1

August 1, 2008


We’re going up to the mountains again next week for annual family retreat, aka vacation. Looking forward to it. I had grand plans of all that I would do on this vacation, but the bigger challenge is actually not in the doing. It’s in the being. So I’m not taking my sewing machine or my laptop. I’m taking some books and some knitting and a notepad, to slow the pace enough that I can write a few thoughts, not catch…

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Jun 12

June 12, 2008

the end, and the beginning

I think, I think Measure H passed — by 105 votes? That’s the last I heard, and we posted it to the Web but our story for tomorrow still says losing by one vote. At least we didn’t say it had totally lost in big letters. That’s a plus-one for us this week. However, there is a distinct disadvantage to a weekly cycle, mainly, that life goes on no matter when your press run is. So there we are. Tonight…

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May 1

May 1, 2008

new yawk pix

ok, here are a whole bunch, not numbered but I will try to explain what they are afterward. I can’t seem to get the text to wrap areound the pix very well… First off, John Lennon’s memorial from Central Park. (Click on any to see them larger. And let me know if you want prints — I will send them.) Then: random shots of stuff and such and windows and garbage and carousel in Bryant Park and people and things…

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Apr 30

April 30, 2008

coupla pix before bed

I am falling asleep on East Coast time still. But a few quick pix: (L)Mia before the graduation (waiting at Madison Sq Garden/Penn Station) (notice the bag I made her), then (R) Mia waving her diploma after leaving the stage, at the 42nd St theatre where Phantom of the Opera plays every day and night. (L)Mia in front of her fabu school. Do you love her hat or what? Here is Ma and Pa Tracey in front of the U-No-What…notice…

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