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The Art Of Self-Entertaining

September 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · entertainment, lifestyle, money

Happy autumn equinox! The equinox actually falls two days from now on Saturday, but since I post on Thursdays and Sundays, here a few ideas now on how to celebrate the autumn equinox. This post also sparks further ideas. What is your favorite source of entertainment? Is it watching TV,


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The Best Entertainment I’ve Ever Had

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · community, entertainment, food & drink, health & well being, simplicity

Pretend we were all alive together 300 years ago, or 300,000 years ago. What would we do for fun, in the absence of  internet, movies, television, and everything else made possible by cheap fossil fuels? I think we’d do  what my friends did with me last night to celebrate my birthday: entertain each other without [...]


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Looking Ahead: Dancing & Singing On My 50th

July 30th, 2009 · 3 Comments · community, entertainment

What are you doing on Saturday night, November 13, 2010? (OK, so I like to plan ahead a little.) I know what I’m doing: celebrating my 50th birthday with a song and dance performance and dinner party with and for my community. If you’re among my friends and family, please put this on your calendar. [...]


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Bike-Commuting While Pregnant

January 30th, 2009 · No Comments · sustainability, transportation

Today is my friend Noelle Studer-Spevak’s birthday. I met her for breakfast recently at the Daily Cafe on SE Grand, and hugged her. “You look beautiful!” I said, and she did: glowing skin, glossy hair, sparkling eyes and smile. Being pregnant as Noelle is can do that for you, but her cheeks had particularly high [...]


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