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Entries from December 2006

the belly

December 31st, 2006 2 Comments

Julie and Joshua show off the belly that is currently Miriams warm little home.

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I’m going to make truffles tonight

December 27th, 2006 No Comments

Christmas is over, and while the flurry of presents goes with it, the flurry of family and food does not. I love this indulgent time of year. I love spending ridiculous amounts of time cuddled on the couch chatting and watching movies. I love filling my belly with things that are super sweet. I love […]

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visions of sugarplums

December 25th, 2006 No Comments

I’m the last to be tucked in tonight. I don’t want to go to sleep yet because I want this feeling to last. The stockings are filling, the fridge is full of goodies, and 12 of the 15 people I love most in the world are nestled in this house wearing their Christmas jammies. Oh, […]

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Who likes Christmas?

December 23rd, 2006 2 Comments

My Christmas treat to myself (aside from flying home to spend it with my family) was a ticket to the muscial version of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at The Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. In true Laura style, I had sewn a dress for the occassion, shaved my legs, and even wore some […]

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pink or no pink?

December 23rd, 2006 No Comments

I’m serving at Red Robin again. It’s so annoyingly comfortable. After three straight shifts I smell like stale fries.

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it’s the most wonderful time of the year

December 19th, 2006 1 Comment

I remember as a girl how agonizingly long the December days seemed. My family made me wait until after Thanksgiving to listen to Christmas music in the house and it felt like torture. I would stay up until midnight just to ring in the season with some Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole. I would […]

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An accident waiting to happen.

December 13th, 2006 No Comments

I almost got hit by a car crossing the street the other day because I was mesmerized by a sailor in his dress blues, driving by in his Jeep. Ever since I first saw Brian wearing his dress whites at his RTC graduation, I’ve been smitten by sailors. They stop me in my tracks. I’ll […]

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3 weeks behind

December 9th, 2006 No Comments

This morning I tied my running shoes and donned my get frelled t-shirt and set off for a little jog around my neighborhood. It felt great. It was like the first taste of sugar on the tongue- the feeling of walking into a warm home from the cold. I haven’t been running for about three […]

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presents!

December 7th, 2006 No Comments

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just like everybody else

December 6th, 2006 No Comments

I finished reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince last week. For the two of you in the whole world who don’t know, that’s the 6th book of the 7 book series by J.K Rowling. I started reading the series in January when I was substitute teaching. I resisted reading them for so long simply […]

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