Monthly Archives: September 2012

i thought cactuses were easy

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mon petit chou (my little cabbage)

The light has grown dim, making it difficult to read, and I’m developing a hunchback from leaning over the dictionary for the last two hours. But none of it matters—nothing matters!—for I am in love. In love, completely, with French. … Continue reading

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balsamic vinaigrette

Tonight while I was making a salad with balsamic vinaigrette, I remembered a date I went on almost 20 years ago and it made me laugh. But, it wasn’t the memory of a really fun date during which I busted … Continue reading

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awesome aria

Pour a glass of red wine, sit back and relax. Montserrat Caballé sings “O Mio Babbino Caro.”

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waiting for the storm

The day before the “hurricane” came to our little yellow house on the cove in Maine was cloudy and warm with a soft breeze. The late afternoon, when the fog appeared suddenly over the water, moved spookily toward the house … Continue reading

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