Monthly Archives: January 2004

Rowing–the Noble Sport of Rivers

My coworker Helena is a jazz singer and a rower. She joined a rowing club on the banks of the Thames river after watching some rowers pulling their boat out of the river and storing it in a clubhouse. They … Continue reading

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A day in Crawley.

Kim and I have been planning a weekend day trip for me to her house for Cat Time and this weekend I finally went. I hopped on the South Central Line on Saturday afternoon and headed out to Crawley, where … Continue reading

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Moses supposes his toeses are roses.

That keeps going through my head for no apparent reason. Argh! I am getting ready for freezing my patootie off next week. It is cold and snowing and getting colder and snowier. If anything is going to make me regret … Continue reading

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Funny thing I saw today in London.

A sign at Charing Cross that said CHANGED PRIORITIES AHEAD I’m not sure what it means either, but it is certainly fitting.

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Celebrity Sighting Number Two

Today I was accompanying a student to an appointment just north of Oxford Circus. While I was busy checking for the needed address, she whispered, “Leah, turn around. Turn around. Look! It’s Gwyneth Paltrow.” I spun around in time to … Continue reading

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REAL SNOW IN LONDON!!!

I accompanied a student to an appointment in a basement office a few blocks from the Res Hall. I accidentally left my purse in the office and had to wait for another 20 minutes for the room to open up … Continue reading

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Hearing the news.

Another friend is almost engaged. I knew it would happen, he would have to get engaged sooner or later. Now he is almost engaged and it felt like I expected. Ah la Julia Roberts in “My Best Friend’s Wedding.” Except … Continue reading

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