Category Archives: Society

Where The Wild Things Shouldn’t Be

Sunday night my man friend and I ventured into the best BBQ jointSomervillehas to offer, Red Bones.  It’s actually the overall best that I know of in the Greater Boston area but if anyone can dispute that please do.  I … Continue reading

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Wasted Hours

I should start counting all the hours of my life that are wasted.  Not the wasted hours as a child watching endless episodes of the Love Boat and Scooby Doo or even the hours now spent watching cooking shows and … Continue reading

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Kitchenette Diary

By day I work in an ordinary building filled with ordinary people.  I would guess about 300 ordinary people work on my floor.  We all share a bathroom and a kitchenette.  As you can imagine, the bathroom can get pretty … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Show

I’ve always been interested in listening to people’s stories and what better way as a kid to hear people’s stories than watching talk shows?  TV was the natural choice when I was a kid so I watched Phil Donahue and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day for love to shine.  Echhhhh.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a bitter woman scorn by love, I believe in love.  I just hate Valentine’s Day because it seems to reinforce that already ever … Continue reading

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Strange Encounters

Over the last few days I have had some strange interactions with people.  It started Saturday morning when I headed down to my favorite coffee shop for breakfast.  I normally se a handful of people that I know anytime I … Continue reading

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Strange Man Chatter

There’s been a sudden increase of man chat lately.  There is a particular group of men who are in their early forties and married with young children who congregate on the other side of my cubicle wall and spend a … Continue reading

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