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So long 2013, and thanks for a great year!

Maya told me yesterday that 2013 was her ‘best year ever’, and looking back I have to agree that it was a good one, thus totally debunking the myth that 13 is an unlucky number.   (In our family we … Continue reading

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Meet Wally

When we went to the Humane Society yesterday to see what cats they had for adoption, I was doing my best to keep expectations low. Cosmo was going to be a very hard act to follow, and I feared that … Continue reading

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Life and death

This is Cosmo. We adopted him from an animal rescue when Maya was 3 1/2 years old, while I was pregnant with Ben.   Ben was born at home and so, when he was only a few hours old, Cosmo … Continue reading

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Just a few words

Last night I got a long email from my friend Karen telling me about her daughters and also mentioning that she’d started listening to Amy Winehouse’s first CD, “Frank” again.  She wrote that she used to listen to it all … Continue reading

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Nanobugs

Our apartment is currently ruled by Lego minifigures and Nanobugs (or Hexbug, Nano as Ben has repeatedly tried to tell me).   The Nanobugs are ingenious little things that look a little like robotic centipedes.  They run on a watch battery … Continue reading

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