Monthly Archives: September 2010

Do I look like a farmer?

At work this morning, as I was stocking bananas, I had multiple little old ladies ask me whether I had any greener/riper/smaller ones.  One of them, when I tried to explain that I was looking at the same bananas she … Continue reading

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Hard to explain

As I sat with my head in her shampoo bowl yesterday afternoon, my hairdresser, who is also a longtime friend, asked about my blog.  She hasn’t read it, having limited computer access, but has seen my facebook profile picture, which … Continue reading

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I alluded to this in my post a couple days ago, but haven’t come right out and said it here: I’ve had braces the whole time I’ve been writing.  Long story short: I had braces when I was a kid, … Continue reading

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Ok, I admit it.  Sometimes, I pretend, imagine, even let myself believe that, against all odds, I could be pregnant.  Most of the time, it’s just a fleeting thought; sometimes it lasts up to a few days.  Sometimes – and … Continue reading

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All by myself

To quickly recap the 24 hours I spent by myself: I did read a lot of the book I’d been lent, Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, though I still have about 200 pages left to go.  I made note of this … Continue reading

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Loneliness 2

A few days ago, I was talking to a coworker about a book he’d lent me, and admitted that I hadn’t gotten very far in it yet, because, “my lunch breaks are only 30 minutes long.” “Don’t you read at … Continue reading

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Something to brag about?

I was going to wait until October 1st to post this, because technically that’s when the new issue of Diabetes Forecast magazine comes out.  But my dad and his scanner already have a copy, so without further ado: Check out this magazine … Continue reading

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