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Saturday at Sathonay

Over the next several posts you may notice a French theme laced throughout our stories, for good reason. Our plan to “get out of Dodge” (see the previous story called “Taken for Granite,”) landed us in the beautiful city of … Continue reading

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Bocce Bale 2012

Many people have asked us over the years, “How did that fantastic international game of Bocce Bale ever get started, anyway?” Well . . . once upon a time . . . three years ago, we were out on our … Continue reading

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Sting Operation

Gordon Matthew Sumner wore a favorite black and yellow striped shirt so often, that a friend finally blurted out that he looked like a bee. The nickname stuck. You might know him better today as Sting. We’ve always enjoyed his … Continue reading

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Just Plain Real

According to the classic story of the Velveteen Rabbit, becoming REAL is everything in life. And if that story has a thread of truth in it, then Brandi Carlile is well on her way. At 30-something she has talent and … Continue reading

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Reading the Yogurt Cups

We went to the Teatro Odeon the other night to catch the new movie called A Dangerous Method starring Keira Knightley, Vigo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender. We were excited to see their depiction of the two pioneers of psychotherapy, Freud … Continue reading

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Porcupines and Dental Hygiene

Ah, the ever popular stuzzicadenti, toothpick. Yes, they are readily available the world over. In any grocery store, a hundred can be had for a few coins. But the picking of one’s teeth shouldn’t be limited to processed slivers of … Continue reading

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My Rather Disturbing Dilemma

My name is Emerson, and I have a problem. I’m not too proud to admit it. It became apparent to me the other day when I was shaving. We all have routines. Right? And sometimes they become so repetitive that … Continue reading

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