Monthly Archives: September 2014

Some Girls: Live in Texas ’78

I listened to the radio through the middle of the night. I wasn’t getting much rest in preparation for a trying work week. I heard the news that Dennis Allen was going to be fired. I couldn’t see why George … Continue reading

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The Maze Runner

I woke up and watch the CBS Sunday Morning segments about Sunday night television programming, ventriloquists, and Mick Fleetwood. David Edelstein gave a positive review to “Gone Girl.” I walked out to Trader Joe’s to buy some groceries. I saw … Continue reading

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California 59, Colorado 56

I watched CBS This Morning after I woke up. Chef Harold Moore took some signature dishes to the show: Beef shanks, tomago kake gohan (egg with rice), glazed root vegetables, deviled eggs, creamy polenta, coconut cake, and a gold rush … Continue reading

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The Boxtrolls

I went out to the office to put together next week’s homework assignments, and I met with one of my students. I bought a ticket for the Stevie Wonder concert at the Oracle Arena on December 5. I bought some … Continue reading

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I clowns

I heard from Frank Mallicoat that it was Elizabeth Wenger’s birthday yesterday. My guess was that she was about 37. I went over to the office and worked on tests and getting an answer key ready for grading some homework … Continue reading

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Jon Lester’s Tough Loss

I went out to the office and finished my writing. I watched two Partridge Family Rice Krispies commercials. There was no close-up of Laurie, so I wondered if Rice Krispies made her vomit. I took the bus out to the … Continue reading

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The Fly

I went to sleep thinking of the A’s playoff possibilities. I saw Norah O’Donnell on CBS This Morning and wondered how she could smile through some of those news stories. I tried to think of how much time I needed … Continue reading

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Jeff Samardzija’s Great Win

I heard one of the 60 Minutes segments on the radio and tried to get some rest before a work week was to start. I felt that I was too sleepy to do anything. I came back for lunch, which … Continue reading

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Josh Donaldson’s Walk-Off Bomb in the Tenth Inning

I woke up a bit later than usual for a Sunday. I watched CBS Sunday Morning and liked the segment on Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett. I went out to the coffee shop and had a smoothie while checking some … Continue reading

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Dan Otero’s Surrender of a Crushing Blow

I awoke slowly and caught the last half hour of CBS This Morning. Jeff McInnis’ signature dishes were fried chicken, deviled eggs, southern peach salad caprese salad, banana cream pie, and a smash and grab cocktail. The Counting Crows performed … Continue reading

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