Monthly Archives: August 2012

My Spoon is Too Big

Last night the Gentleman Caller didn’t get home from his Softball Thing until after midnight. Usually that means my face has already been hanging over the side of the bed drooling into a shoe for about two hours, but thanks to an extremely zealous massage, I was … Continue reading

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A Week of Fridays

The head of my new department put a memo out to the entire group last Thursday– thanks to our hard work and good cheer this whole week is casual attire. Jeans for everyone, Halleluyah! Recognition from Mount Olympus wasn’t too common at my … Continue reading

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Big Fish

This weekend my dad and 17-year-old brother went deep-sea fishing off the coast of San Diego. Which was far more exciting than my weekend telling people about my dad and 17-year-old brother going deep-sea fishing off the coast of San Diego. Familial nachas notwithstanding, they rocked that shit. … Continue reading

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Thicker Than Water, Thinner Than This Morning

I gave blood today, which is a way to simultaneously do some good in the world and burn calories while drinking free juice. There’s really no downside (other than that whole needle issue). Even though I’ve gone through it a hundred … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

The Gentleman Caller and I belong to a dinner club of sorts. We number twenty something twenty-somethings who take turns volunteering their houses once a month for the most elegant of evening potlucks. But there’s a catch. It’s not just dinner. … Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream

Speaking of bizarre dreams. Late last night I found myself on an urgent mission to the Mall of America for sugar-free fudge, because why not. When I stopped to wait for a goose at the cross walk, it turned and gave the all clear to a … Continue reading

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Big Sister’s Clothes

I found out yesterday that my little sister, prodigal Shapiro daughter extraordinaire, is moving back to Minneapolis after what feels at once like decades and no time at all. She’s been traveling the country and the world nomad style since her late teens, searching … Continue reading

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