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13th Jan, 2013

– Do you ever have moments of extreme clarity? I’m not referring to those times when the skies above you are cloud free, or when your skin is looking absent…

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The Week: January 11, 2013

11th Jan, 2013

It is so bright in my office (what is this thing that’s happening right now? Sun … shine? I think that’s what it’s called) that I’m actually squinting. SQUINTING. In…

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Ninja Poltergeists and Forgotten Photos

– I’m a bit of an organizational freak. Some of you, especially those who have spent any amount of time on my blog, may find that hard to believe. I…

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Queen of Tarts, Dublin, Ireland

9th Jan, 2013

– After my brain surgery, I had trouble accepting that I was unchanged. “Do I seem different?” I would ask Rand, time and again. “No,” he’d reply. “Baby, you are…

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Kilmainham Gaol (Jail), Dublin, Ireland

7th Jan, 2013

– I was talking recently with some friends, and they were telling me about a new phenomenon in the processing of coffee beans. The fad involved coffee cherries that are…

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The Little Museum of Dublin, Ireland

4th Jan, 2013

  – I was recently talking to someone close to me about marriage. She told me about Buddhism, and her husband, and their shared views on infidelity – and how…

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