Monthly Archives: June 2004

Cade?

Yes, I have a cousin named Cade. And yes, he is named after Cade McNown. His dad is from Alabama. This kind of thing happens, and you need to be ready. He’s a very cute kid, and my nephew Sam … Continue reading

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The Vegetables Have Arrived

Well, the radishes and lettuce, at least. Now we understand why you plant several times. Anyone for an all-arugula breakfast? There’s plenty. There also seems to be plenty of snap peas for the damn gopher, who may have gotten over … Continue reading

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or…

Maybe I meant, “Next, stop plumbing.”

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Matt and Peg

Dinner in the suburbs, what could be finer? With the fine new kitchen and shiny and paneling-free, we quickly went out and bought flanksteak. What’s the connection? See, in order to have people over, we needed the dining room table … Continue reading

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Too many magazines

First, we just wanted the New Yorker. It had been a long year without it. Once we saw an ad that someone in Barcelona was selling 2-year old editions for 5 Euros each. That’s just plain ugly behavior, and we … Continue reading

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Outlet?

I’ve mastered gardening, so I’m turning to electricity. Sometime this week, I’m replacing all these old outlets. They’re ugly, and that’s reason enough to yank the wires out of the wall and start connecting them to new things. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Owen is here.

Owen John Evans – John John John to you English speakers out there – decided that he’d be happier living in DC and so he gave up the apartment he and his lovely fiancee shared in Somerville. She headed south … Continue reading

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Hutch!

So on the way to Maine, we stopped at a furniture sale. A store we have gone to a few times to see what we would like to buy for the house, if we were fabulously wealthy, before heading off … Continue reading

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Maine!

Every weekend, we say, “Man, I wish we had one more day.” And this weekend, we had it. What did we do with it? Well, first, we went to Maine to Genevieve and Tom’s new house. In Tuesday’s picture, you … Continue reading

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