Monthly Archives: December 2013

Confessions of a glutton

‘Tis the season to commit gluttony, something I did during a recent hosted holiday celebration at a Seattle restaurant. About twenty of us, maybe more, but it was too hard to see down the length of the table and count, … Continue reading

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What’s your brand?

Are you Bar S or a Flying D? This is an important questions to ask yourself as you go about the apparently essential life venture of self-branding. It’s not enough that you are intelligent, kind to all living creatures and … Continue reading

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Old and fit

Blame it on the absence of girls’ athletic programs for my generation.  Or on the feminine ideal of the era about what “young ladies” did and didn’t do.  Whatever the reason, my childhood friends and I created our own rules … Continue reading

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Save the cat

Good neighbors are invaluable.  But that’s the conclusion to this story, so let me start at the beginning. In July, we lost Oscar, our sixteen-pound tabby, to old age. In November, the adopt-a-new-cat bug struck. We visited several shelters until … Continue reading

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