Archive for September, 2006

Thoughts On the Moment and Declarations of Purpose

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Comfort: coming home after dark and settling onto the couch to the feel of warmth that was created by sleeping cats. Anticipation: wandering through the library book stacks knowing that every single one is mine to borrow and read, thousands and thousands of potential journeys. Joy: singing silly songs, telling puns, and generally being weird […]

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Glories Gone Wild!

Friday, September 29th, 2006

They are taking over my front garden, conquering the lantana, bachelor’s buttons, bushes, even the rosemary bush (out of sight here). I haven’t watered in two weeks (and it hasn’t rained yet), and even this doesn’t stop them.

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I’ll Bet New York State Isn’t the Only One

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

New York Times has a major article on small-town justice in New York State. These are small towns where justice is meted out by people who have zero education in the law. Typically they are thought to handle minor infractions such as ticketing issues. These “backwater” locations are the subject of jokes among lawyers. Really, […]

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