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Slumber Party

How many dogs do you see?

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Button Sunday

No matter where you live, there are always dogs and cats who need homes. Rescued pets are awesome. You know who agrees? Toota and Chap, siblings who not only received their freedom rides from BARC today from Tom and me, … Continue reading

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Snoopy Saturday!

Apparently one of mine is unpacking boxes, especially if I have to dust, wash, or otherwise clean what I’ve unpacked. So I’ve had to bargain with myself. If I get X unpacked (X being kitchen boxes or clothes or bathroom … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned by moving No. 2

Some things can be fun to unpack. Years ago, Tim and I officed together in a room at The Compound. After wireless came along and he could more easily be online in his apartment, I turned it back into a … Continue reading

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These paws are made for walking

I interrupt my sporadic and unreliable posting schedule to bring you my absolute favorite photo from last week’s RPM transport. One of the drivers, Alain, was on the floor in the clinic with a puppy, when another dog greeted him … Continue reading

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Acting like the dowager countess

Tom and I finally had an hour to watch the first episode of the most recent season of “Downton Abbey.” Afterward, I felt inspired to go old-school and try to catch up with my personal correspondence in front of the … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

It’s been six years since I featured Langston Hughes on a Button Sunday (also February 1, because it’s his birthday). He’ll always be one of my favorite poets. I see one of his poems every day near my desk. In … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned by moving No. 1

I’m trying to organize my office. I’ve had so much office-type crap stuck in so many places over the years that trying to pull it together and arrange it (and purge much of it) is daunting. I have learned: I … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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And we did, for the last time

Goodbye to The Compound.

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