packing and kiddie quote

Posted on Jul 23, 2008 at 9:17 pm

Today has been a long day of packing. I now have six garbage bags full of junk and clothes to donate. It’s amazing how little we need. Our essentials have to fit into ten suitcases. The rest goes in storage or to Goodwill.At some point during the sorting I suddenly thought– “what if this is […]

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Posted on Jul 15, 2008 at 2:29 pm

Tomorrow at 9 AM a prisoner swap is supposed to take place with Hizbullah. Kuntar (a man who murdered an Israeli man and his four year old daughter) is going to be returned to Lebanon to a victory parade and Hizbullah will release the bodies of two kidnapped reservists, Regev and Goldwasser. The Israeli government […]

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Writer’s Block: Your Dream Dinner

Posted on Jul 11, 2008 at 3:08 pm in

 I don’t normally answer the LJ writer’s block questions but I like this meme. Also I’ve given it a lot of thought. Alive or dead is too broad, though. Alive:  Stephen Colbert, if my husband and his wife could come along (otherwise it would be too weird). Dead person:  Can we eliminate Biblical? I mean […]

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me me me me me me me

Posted on Jul 8, 2008 at 8:01 pm

I just spent the last hour reading old blog entries from last year. A form of self- worship, I think, but fun and enlightening.I realized two things:1) I am reading a lot less now. This is very bad and must be changed2) I am no longer writing. Last year writing was the focus of my life […]

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Ending not so hot

Posted on Jul 5, 2008 at 10:26 pm

OK. So the last half was not as good as the first half. At least for me- I cringed when the plot line went from paranormal narration to full-on soul-swap and *****spoiler alert***** ermm…  the dead girl “catching up” (euphemism) with her living former boyfriend.  Maybe it’s just me but if I was in contact with someone from the beyond (I […]

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Posted on Jul 2, 2008 at 11:24 pm

I have just picked up The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold and I can’t breathe. I’m about half-way through and I had to give myself a break because the intensity of the writing was overwhelming. The author managed to capture the voice of a murdered 14 year old girl and bring out the emotions of […]

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