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Archive for December, 2009

Once in a blue moon

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

A blue moon on New Year’s Eve – is there anything rarer? John and I decided that the airlines charge too much of a premium to travel over Christmas, so instead we met in Florida to visit my family and start the new year together. John spent Christmas with his Austin family. I had two […]

Wet Weekend in Texas

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Last weekend was my turn to visit John in Austin. Actually we started in Houston – as soon as I got to Austin we headed there. In the rain. For about three and half hours since we were staying south-east of the city itself. Still it was worth it – we went to the Johnson […]

Whirlwind Weekend in LA

Monday, December 7th, 2009

John visited this weekend. The only house activity we’d planned was an inspection of the condo on which we had an offer, so we decided to go to LA to see some friends. First stop was the Tesla dealership in Santa Monica – there’s no way I can afford their roadster, but I wanted to […]

Becoming Suburban…not so fast

Monday, December 7th, 2009

We’ve rescinded the offer on the place I mentioned a few days ago. There are just a few too many issues that need to be resolved. I was hoping to be through the purchase process the end of January, but it doesn’t look like that is going to happen. I guess I posted too soon.

The Year in Theater

Friday, December 4th, 2009

We recently sent out our Christmas newsletter (if you didn’t get it – e-mail me), and I realized that I have been doing something this year that I have barely shared in this blog. Early in the year, my friend Roger in San Francisco connected me with the entertainment editor for the Edge websites. ┬áRoger […]