August 2010

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30 articles in August 2010

When getting ready for a yard sale a few weeks ago, I stumbled onto a box of books I read for classes in high school and college. In it was my copy of The Sun Also Rises from junior-year of high school. I decided it was worth checking out again …

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The singer's message to the woman who lives below him is about one step above "check this box if you like me." Really? That's the best you can do, Mr. Romantic? Still. A catchy number. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emvVDC1-bwI?wmode=transparent]

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Here are two interrelated stories worth sharing. The first, in The New York Times, suggests that broadcasting our most mundane details is preventing us from being in the moment. We think, "I should totally tweet what I'm doing right now." Here's the start of it. On a recent lazy Saturday morning, …

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We spent a long weekend at Mason Lake, catching up on reading and perfecting the fine art of doing nothing. Mary beat me at Spite and Malice (a good card game). We watched a DVD or two. And I wrote a couple chapters in the novel I'm working on. The …

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