July 13, 2004

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bummer summer

I volunteered many hours over many years to help homeless families. I scrubbed floors, tutored children, helped women with their resumes, and I cooked… a lot. Now, I volunteer with City Harvest, delivering food to shelters. Every time I seem…
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July 13, 2004

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bowling alone

I’m no athlete, though I can kick the occasional ass in badminton.  My parents hoped for a well rounded, renaissance woman.  And for the most part, I am, all except for the athleticism.  Though I can swim, and I’ve a…
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July 12, 2004

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clearing out for guam

I’m in a fantastic mood. I feel lovely and delicious, as if I’ve come at pudding time. Yesterday, I awoke in my sweats, three stars across my ass, and a wife beater. Last night, at 6:30 pm, I was still…
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July 11, 2004

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left of center

Growing up, I was warned about stuff. No slamming doors. Don’t run with scissors. Be nice to your sister; she is all you’ll have once we’re dead. Beware of lefties. When in doubt, take a bath. Let’s back up to…
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July 9, 2004

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nerding out

Who: Bloggers & the people who love them Where: Siberia Bar, 346 W. 40th Street. (between 8th & 9th, there’s no sign so just look for the red light over the door). When: 7pm, tonight, Friday, July 9, 2004 What:…
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July 9, 2004

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the notebook

I hear too many old people warning me. “Time goes by so fast. You really have to pay attention. Before you know it, it’s all years ago. Man, it feels like just yesterday, doesn’t it?” Okay, if you’re old and…
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July 9, 2004

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opportunity cost analysis

I want “more.” Oh dear god, you’re asking to be dumped. New Yorkers are picky and accustomed to getting things their way. We haggle. We talk people into things and try to own power—the ability to get others to submit…
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July 8, 2004

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chick flicking

I was ecstatic. It’s like Christmas Eve or a day at the amusement park without lines. A chick flick premiere does it for me every single time. They’re formulaic; you know absolutely 100% how it will end before you even…
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