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  1. Seeing Stars with Simon Armitage

    by , 06-22-2010 at 05:07 PM (Reflections on the puddle of life)
    Last week I went to a poetry reading. I haven't been to one for a long time, not since the Library closed, and I felt it was about time. Or, more to the point, I felt it was the right poet.

    Simon Armitage.

    Simon Armitage is a Huddersfield born poet, probably the best poet writing in Britain right now, and he was launching his new collection Seeing Stars at the Chetham's School of Music in Manchester. It's something of an austere setting. Sited in the middle of busy ...
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  2. Mystery Window

    It is probably no surprise, considering we all know how I feel about the weather that I sleep better when it is cold, in fact on windy nights I usually always open up my bedroom window because I love the feel of the cold air as I am going to sleep but for the past few days or so I have not been feeling very well. I am just starting to get more back to normal today.

    So on Friday night I was getting ready to go to bed, and it was a windy night out but since I knew that I was coming
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  3. Book Review: Oranges

    This review was also posted in the Book Review Forum.

    Navels. Valencia. Blood. Indian River. If your mouth is watering right now for some of that sweet juice, then you know what I'm talkin' about. That's right. Oranges: the Pulitzer prize winning book by John McPhee. As the title suggests the book is a natural history of the cultivated orange.

    It's a wonderful book. As with all of McPhee's work the prose is sharp, witty, and direct.

    Being a natural ...

    Updated 06-23-2010 at 07:01 AM by The Comedian

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  4. my lovely cup of coffee

    by , 06-22-2010 at 10:55 AM (day in a life)
    It just hit me that in a few days when my ex moves out will have to learn how to make coffee... we have a machine that just grounds coffee and pours it into your cup and I just love it but he bought it so he takes it so I will have to learn how to make coffee... I think I'll miss the coffee machine the most...

    well life is going as normal I am working and doing all the stuff I need to do and trying to make it not to obvious how I can't wait to get him out... it's strange but my first ...
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  5. Updates, Notes, Blessings, and Observations

    1. Today we completed the official bonding period. This past Friday we signed a bunch of papers essentially requesting from the Baby House Matthew for adoption. Iím not even sure what I signed. I remember one document was a statement that we would not hold the Physicians and the Baby House liable for anything--even out here they are litigation sensitiveóand we signed the log book for each dayís appearance during the bonding period. Pussnboots signed the book while holding Matthew in her arms, ...

    Updated 06-21-2010 at 02:58 PM by Virgil

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