Tag Archives: California

California Calories

The scale may tell a different story, but a week after leaving fat camp, I am feeling quite good about my menu choices and portion control. It helped to be in the land of the beautiful people of course. Cuisine … Continue reading

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Careless with the Truth

The Blarney Blog has fallen into disrepute. Children have been forbidden to quote from it in school assignments. Prosecutors pooh pooh it when it is cited in expert testimony. Newspaper ombudsmen have to apologize to their readers when they have treated … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Suds, strippers, screws and so on

The door of the glove compartment in Steve’s ancient Honda was held shut by the leg of a pair of drug store glasses. “It got broken when I was a suds bud” he explained, and went on to tell the … Continue reading

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It wouldn’t suit everyone…

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I SO belong at Stanford

The Crone is far from academic and not much given to serious study but, since reading the novels of C.P. Snow as a teenager, she has always wanted to work at a large and prestigious university. Watching Inspector Morse only fuelled … Continue reading

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Ivy League? Lovely girl…

Doris, A quick note from California where I am this week. Stanford, actually. Ivy League. (no, not a friend of the late lamented Lillian Hallagan) I am writing this from a computer in the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto. … Continue reading

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