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Monthly Archive for September, 2010

Déjà vu

Have you ever paid attention to that moment when the host of a beauty pageant announces the first runner up thereby making a pronouncement likewise as to who gets the crown? The (main) titleholder would have that blank look on her (his?) face as if she (he?) did not hear the name being called, then […]

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the domestication of self

do•mes•ti•cate tr.v. do•mes•ti•cat•ed, do•mes•ti•cat•ing, do•mes•ti•cates 1. To cause to feel comfortable at home; make domestic. 2. To adopt or make fit for domestic use or life. 3. To bring down to the level of the ordinary person. (LOL) It’s been exactly one month and ten days since our trusted and ever reliable nanny packed her […]

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reality TV

As a kid I used to think TV shows were mostly cartoons for two reasons: (1) There was no cable TV at the time, although we got an occasional US TV feed from Clark Air Base, mostly American sitcoms; and (2) I got to watch only during weekend mornings at which times you only had […]

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lost and found

Have you ever had that feeling of doing so many things at once, wanting to achieve this and that, seeking to accomplish everything you started, and trying to excel in all of them at the same time? Have you ever experienced wanting to be in two or three different places at once, or desiring to […]

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