Monthly Archives: March 2012

You’re Fantastic – Now Get Lost

Last week’s waitin’-for-Peyton NFL carousel brought back a flood of memories about times during my career when I’d first been courted and then been cashiered by employers. I can completely identify with 49ers quarterback Alex Smith who, after taking the previous … Continue reading

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A Perplexed Paean to Possessions

When I was eight years old, a little girl lived two doors down. When her family was preparing to move out of the neighborhood, they let her conduct her own little garage sale of her stuff. I don’t remember her … Continue reading

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Killer Cereals

Until I picked up The Great American Cereal Book: How Breakfast Got Its Crunch (Abrams Image, 2012), I never knew that the sugar-frosted cereals that I craved as a child – Alpha-Bits, Frosted Flakes, Crispy Critters – were as much … Continue reading

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Davy Jones’ Locker

I was never a big Monkees fan, so Davy Jones’ passing last week didn’t initially impact me that much. What was most striking is that he was only ten years older than I was, which took me aback for a … Continue reading

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