Monthly Archives: August 2013

  1. A Handful of Buttons

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    August 30, 2013 by lucieromarin

    My grandmother used to keep a jar of miscellaneous buttons; sometimes, I’d tip some of them onto the table and …
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  2. Books…for When You Can’t Travel


    August 27, 2013 by lucieromarin

    If you can’t afford to travel, and it’s getting you down (or other people are getting down on your behalf, …
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  3. The Size of the Universe


    August 24, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Some time ago, a reader left the following question in the combox: Out of interest, has the Catholic church addressed …
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  4. Note from a Beanbag

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    August 22, 2013 by lucieromarin

    Prone. Virus. Nasty. Thoughts forthcoming on the size of the universe and the difference it makes to things. Not really …
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  5. How to Avoid Poisoning Your Entire Life with Envy


    August 20, 2013 by lucieromarin

    So. Two people get nightmares; both want them to stop. The first, however, has had nightmares since childhood, because she …
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  6. Finance for the Non-Financially-Minded


    August 17, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I manage money the same way I drive: eyes half-closed, hands gripping the wheel of fortune with white-knuckled horror, my …
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  7. Happy Feast!

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    August 15, 2013 by lucieromarin

    There are a few Feasts left in the calendar which make me feel that I know how Christmas felt to …
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