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If your phone book were a person

The phone rang the other evening. Uncharacteristically, I chose to answer it. A pleasant female voice identified herself as a staffer doing a survey for the phone book and asked for the male head of the household. "Hey," I shouted to my husband, who was standing about 10 feet away, "do you want to take […]

what happened last night

Last night was one of the best nights of my life. Every night I read a book or two to my son, who is six, just before he goes to bed. Last night we read McElligot's Pool by Dr. Seuss. We've read it before — he loves all the funny fishes. After we finished, he […]

Lovely San Francisco

I spent yesterday in San Francisco, planning a Pachyderm presentation with Peter Samis and Larry Johnson. After the meeting Peter and I engaged in a spontaneous critique of the artwork on the wall in the meeting room (it was surprisingly good, given that it was hanging up in a hotel). Peter is wicked smart, especially […]