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Monthly Archives: April 2004

The Devil Plays For Keeps

When I’m walking to work over the Wabasha Street Bridge sometimes a thought flickers through my mind, just at the edge of consciousness…of jumping over the rail and into the Mississippi River. My alter ego, Captain Safety, would ever allow this course of action. But I think there’s something about the idea that’s hardwired [...]

Now Your World Is Way To[sic] Fast

Last weekend the little man and I had the privilege of meeting our new-ish neighbors…the ones who moved into the recently renovated house directly behind us. We don’t have alleys on this side of town, so we share a fence. This is where the meeting of minds occurred. The older woman: Hi. The little [...]

A Tale Of Two Teevee Shows

All day yesterday I felt like I was forgetting something…and have only now realized the date’s significance. It was my first husband’s birthday (best wishes Mr. Wrisky), but also marked the two year anniversary of this weblog…in its current incarnation. I’ve had this domain a while longer than that, and back in 2000 made [...]

All These Places Have Their Moments

There are places I remember All my life though some have changed Some forever, not for better Some have gone and some remain

Suspicious Minds

Last night I pulled up to my house to find three squad cars in front of it, blocking the driveway. I slowed down and turned on my turn signal. It took a moment for the officers to notice me, but as soon as they did they quickly scattered, each in a different direction…as though [...]

Bright Young Things

We still wake up to the freezing cold each morning, but life has a way of forging ahead. I feel like we’re emerging from hibernation, blinking our bedazzled eyes at the bright sun. Ok, maybe it’s just me. But it seems there is so much more going on lately, and more motivation to do [...]