Tag Archives: Lexulous

I curse you, Chris McKenna

I caught up with an old friend this week, by phone. Chris is an alien of exceptional ability (recognized by, among others, the USCIS). In his nerdy but cool way, he suggested that I might like to try out a new game on … Continue reading

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Marigolds–A Real Fashion Statement

Dear Doris, First of all, my apologies if my comments to Derek Templeton about you were hurtful. There is something about that man that riles me up and caused me to type less tactfully than I should. Naturally, I envy you your … Continue reading

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Seven Letters across the Atlantic.

In which Doris becomes a Facebook Friend and learns the ropes of Lexulous Dear Blabs, These days ‘a night on the tiles’ for Flo and I means an evening hunched over a Scrabble board. You are a veritable Leonard Sachs … Continue reading

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As large as life and twice as cheerful.

Take two tables, each shaped like a slice of melon and place one of them in Boxborough MA and one in Phoenix AZ. Add the magic of Cisco Telepresence, three 65 inch television screens, and some eerily good audio and … Continue reading

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Ten Years To Remember

The papers and tv channels are full of retrospectives of the first 10 years of the century–the noughties. Those who care for the official record can check out the decade in three minutes here but the Crone offers her own stand-out … Continue reading

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Seven Letter Success

The Crone played a lot of Scrabble on her trip to the UK, with mixed results. Scrabble Rosie had invested in Super Scrabble which boasts a double sized board and the opportunity to not just triple but quadruple some word scores. … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

A person existing on a scant 1000 calories a day has to think carefully about what to eat. Sounds obvious, but it’s not what you think. No, it’s not the measuring and weighing and strict portion control that requires intellectual … Continue reading

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