July 19, 2004

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yes, that my bum

This Hamptons weekend I cooked and slept very poorly. Okay, I cooked well, but I slept v poorly. It was like a fever without the TLC or stack of magazines. Hot-cold, toss-turn. I was miserable. Maybe the nightmares came from…
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July 19, 2004

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the chase

In college, going to bars became like kissing. At first it was exciting, but then you wanted more. For a small window of time, it was exciting getting all decked out, straightening my hair, putting lotion on my legs, manicure,…
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July 19, 2004

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caught

A portion of this story was published elsewhere. Lo siento. One day I might put it back.…
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July 16, 2004

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mouse tomato

Wi-fi is not a Judy Blume book, though it is about fidelity. Wi-fi, short for wireless fidelity should enable me to post this weekend while in the Hamptons. See, yesterday, I purchased and installed a Wireless G card and signed…
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July 15, 2004

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mtbu

Ancient Greeks dyed their hair red to show courage. Gawker.com claimed today, "Redheads are the new blondes" much like "gray is the new black."  Redheads have never been in fashion; we’re right up there with the mustache.  I mean, really,…
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July 15, 2004

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a&f vanity

I couldn’t bring myself to do silk or sparkles. Come to think of it, I might just have skipped the Creed, and I never skip. Today was cotton. You know, except for the panties, cause I don’t think I own…
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July 14, 2004

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i can’t dance

Grind, sure, but dance, no. Anything requiring coordination is an automatic out. People have said I’m Elaine Benes in red. Prior to Sex and the City, I heard Sarah Jessica Parker. Something about my personality… well, I’m pretty sure it…
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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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