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Willpower is for dummies

All the roads in this part of North Carolina seem to have at least three identifying numbers. Tonight I was simultaneously on the 15, the 501 and 85. A road can be marked both South Alston and East 55. Rt 147, … Continue reading

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Salad with Star Power

There must be a thunderstorm somewhere, for the on-demand episode of Glee kept freezing on the wide screen tv behind the bar and I am here to tell you that Kurt and Rachel, like the Duchess of York, are not people … Continue reading

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On becoming a geek

I struggled home last night from work at 9:30pm, laden down with an ipad, a netbook, a macbook and an iphone. I had had a very frustrating day beset by technical difficulties but I was sure I’d cracked it this … Continue reading

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Do Not Disturb

There are few things in life the Crone likes better than a stay in a really good hotel. Last night, she was at the Peninsula in Chicago, right on the Magnificent Mile. After her meetings finished, she couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

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