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Archive for October, 2008

One more wedding

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Last weekend we went to another wedding – this time for our friends “the Mikes”, who were the witnesses for our wedding the week earlier. They had a fairly small ceremony (20 people) with lots of extended family. I loved the fact that their daughter was the official witness. I’ve noticed a pattern in the […]

It DOES matter

Friday, October 17th, 2008

We’ve been legally married almost a week now. Last Saturday we had a simple ceremony with our friend Jim officiating and our friends Mike & Mike witnessing. We took advantage of our wonderful view and had the ceremony in our living room looking out at the bay. Music from Elton John (for John), Jimmy Buffett […]

The Dow and the Tao

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

We had a great time in Denver until Sunday night. It turned out to be nothing but a really bad case of indigestion, but John had chest pains so he spent the night in the emergency room. I suppose that’s one of the reasons I’m finding myself fairly calm during this week’s stock market crash. […]

The luxury of free time and great places

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

I’m enjoying the luxury of quiet time today. We’re square dancing 2 or 3 nights a week, and there have been a smattering of parties, theater, a wedding, and other items filling the calendar the last few weeks. We also have a friend from San Francisco staying with us while he looks for a crash […]