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On the occasion of a birthday.

My birthdays tend to be a bit over the top, in both style and duration. I realize this is a bit silly and juvenile, but so are many things that I also like. I also realize that this tradition would … Continue reading

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Rule #1: Be sure you are not placed on the end of any group photo.

My parents recently moved back to the area. Apparently the true 1%ers they have spent a lifetime trying not to be, they are now going to be snowbirds, (of a sort, still choosing rather atypical resting points.) As this move … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year…

I am a huge advocate for all sorts of birthday celebrations. I see nothing strange or unusual in using the entire month of one’s cumpleaños for a series of fabulousness of any scale. A barbecue? A boat party? Brunch? A … Continue reading

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The Weather is Changing. Again.

L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N. You’ve got more than money and sense, my friend, You’ve got heart and you’re goin’ your own way I love the fall. It is something I missed terribly while I lived in the tropics and I am glad to … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part Four: “Look at these women!”

Look at that mountain Look at those trees Look at that bum over there, man He’s down on his knees Look at these women There ain’t nothin’ like em nowhere I met my aunt at the Vanilla Bake Shop in … Continue reading

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So, this is 40.

So, this is 40. It is looking just fine, on day one… ushered in with an evening spent in the company of colleagues and parents, and enveloped by the ubiquitous smell of the hallowed halls of a comprehensive high school: … Continue reading

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At the gym. [The Repatriate Papers, Vol. 5]

I went to “The Gym” the other morning (and after the Conehead-like consumption of mass quantities over the past 24 hours I am sure I am going to need to find myself there again soon…) and was struck by the … Continue reading

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