Monthly Archives: January 2006

win a date with mike merrill: #3 and #4

Okay, this is going to be mildly confusing for a minute, so bear with me. You may remember that Mikey and I made a bet on Thanksgiving resulting in my winning four “dates.” I agreed to blog about them to … Continue reading

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Impromptu MLK Lesson Goes Off Without a Hitch

Today I brought in a recording of Dr King’s “I Have a Dream” speech- well, the last five minutes of it anyway. I just wanted to have it on hand in case the other teachers needed it, but I ended … Continue reading

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“I was high, high, then I came down…

…you know me and how high I can be.” Well, I guess it was inevitable that I would eventually crash after the sort of feverish excitement that permeated the month surrounding the New Year. There was so much to be … Continue reading

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first fight and public urination

Well, HRS ARK ROYAL and I had our first fight on Saturday night. It’s funny, because Saturday morning we idly wondered what our first fight would be about, and then THAT VERY EVENING we found out. Spooky, right? It turns … Continue reading

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and while we’re making resolutions…

I’ve already blogged my driving resolution to death (and once my driving log template is complete I will add it to my sidebar and it can be blogged into the afterlife) but I also made a few other environmental resolutions … Continue reading

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biological clocks

In addition to not being ready to be married, I am also not ready to have babies. I love the children. I am a teacher and I live happily with twin almost-four year old boys. I adore every baby I … Continue reading

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hobnobbing

On Sunday HRS ARK ROYAL and I went to brunch at Besaw. We walked there, and it was pretty rainy and blowy, and I was dressed pretty grungy anyway, thanks to Adam Forkner and the awesome bright pink shirt he … Continue reading

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many hands

Last night Freddy had HRS ARK ROYAL and I over for dinner. We got to talking about resolutions and goal-setting, and Freddy brought up the niceness of having your friends sort of hold you accountable to your goals. Not like … Continue reading

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away with the indie rock archtype

My new ERF (Exclusive Relationship Friend, as his brother has titled it) who will heretofore be referred to as HMS ARK ROYAL, is participating in a bizarre food consumption challenge, in which he is racing against a coworker to lose … Continue reading

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advice for lovers in this new year

After a very satisfying New Year’s kiss (okay, continuing series of kisses), I offer you budding lovers the following advice: STOP PLAYING IT COOL!!! Yes, it is good to scout things out, be mellow, get to know a person better, … Continue reading

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