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Underworld

Took the under-17s to see Underworld today. I’m getting old and crotchety – it seems like every movie I’ve seen in the last year has the SOUND TURNED UP SO LOUD THAT WE’RE ALL GONNA GO DEAF! And when it…
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The County Fair

My sister, her husband, the two kids and I went to the county fair this week. My sister and her husband live in a large West Coast city. He’s originally from the New Jersey suburbs. Boulder County is becoming increasingly…
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The Daily Blog

My good friend Jan has started reading this blog (hi, Jan!). She tells me she’s switched from the New York Times and coffee in the morning to brokenclay and coffee in the morning. This is her first blog. This is…
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Forward into the Past

I went back to my hometown this weekend, thanks to Judy M, who organized a reunion of people who were kids in Reston in the late 60s and early 70s. In 1965, Reston was revolutionary – a planned community with…
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And the Living is Easy

Still working on the wireless problem – I’ve moved everything pretty much back to where it was and upgraded the firmware on the wireless access point, and now I’m worse off than before – the computer has trouble even finding…
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Home Office Woes

The computers-in-the-family-room situation is driving me nuts. We currently have one desktop computer, one printer and one laptop sharing a six foot table with the networking gear (hub, dsl modem, wireless access point) and miscellaneous other computer junk (palm pilot…
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