Month: April 2009

There Were Two This Morning

I think they might have been getting ready to make some eggs…

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What the Hell Happened Here?

Colin and I spotted a banged-up truck on Parthenia somewhere between DeSoto and Winnetka and snapped this photo on the way back to the office. From both directions (to lunch and back, that is), the appearance of the damage made it seem as though it must have been inflicted from above. I’m sure there’s some […]

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My Vice: Pizza

For the first few years of my life, my parents ran a pizzeria. After the divorce, Mom continued to run it herself for a while. Our babysitters, who were high school students, opted to call over to the pizzeria for our dinner as often as Mom would allow. The Brooklyn-style brick-oven pizzas Mom made, as […]

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Let the Right One In

As silly as it feels, I’ve started using this plinky.com thing, which provides daily writing prompts, to get me back into blogging. Right now I should be finishing a book I should’ve finished weeks ago, but instead I’m watching “Let the Right One In” I guess I can get used to doing all of my […]

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How We Make Our Long Engagement Work

It’s a long way from LA to Urbana. Making this thing work hasn’t necessarily been easy. Phone calls nearly every day. Text messages. An occasional chat meeting via gratis chatten app. Frequent/alternating (2-3 times a year) flights halfway across the country. But still, it’s worth all the effort, and then some. Miss you sugar-plum.

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