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Super … and Not

At approximately 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, Muri and I were out looking for rugs for our almost-finished kitchen.  The radio announcer was saying that Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial American Holiday, which made us feel, well, pretty unAmerican.  We … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 2/1/2013

I love sad songs.  When I asked my therapist friend why so many people seem to like sad music, she told me that sad music makes it possible for us to process sadness that we wouldn’t be able to face … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 1/25/2013

Last Sunday afternoon, we went with our friends, Ron and Kerry, to see the Laguna Playhouse production of Chapter Two by Neil Simon.  Chapter Two was first produced at the Ahmanson Theater in 1977 and is a semi-autobiographical comedy based … Continue reading

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Posting Late

There are plenty of reasons not to post today.   The play that Muri and I saw last night … which I hoped would provide post-fodder … turned out to be a hour and a half stand-up routine by a very … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 12/14/2012

One of my favorite things is finding musical artists I enjoy that I haven’t heard before.  For most of my life, there were 2 ways I found new artists: listening to the radio on my commute to work; and hanging … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 12/7/2012

Looking back from the age of sixty-eight, I will tell you that I had the kind of childhood that would make a good coming-of-age movie.  That is to say, at the age of sixty-eight, I can look back and see … Continue reading

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Bonding

Muri and I often say that when we are in Arizona, our time is not ours.   It belongs to our daughter and our grandkids.  It’s not that we’re with them all the time, just that when we’re not with them, … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 11/19/2012

Sunday afternoon, Muri and I visited the Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix to see the Micheal Hollinger play, Opus.  In Opus, Lazara, a string quartet, is about to reach a professional zenith with a performance at the White House … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites – 11/16/2012

I was talking with a friend a few days ago about concerts that we’ve seen.  I think the first concert I attended was in 1962, when I was attending Stevens Institute of Technology.  The early sixties were interesting times on … Continue reading

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(Not So) Fine Dining

Going out for dinner has always been a significant part of our social life, whether it was an evening with friends or a Date Night.  We have been fortunate most of our life to be able to enjoy the Fine … Continue reading

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