My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for August, 2008

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FBI and Skittles

You know when you wake up to the sound of mooing that you are not in Los Angeles anymore. I’m in Connecticut, just a country mile from Severson’s dairy farm, and after this morning’s bovine wakeup call, I went to visit. What’s always intrigued me about old man Severson’s seventy-five cow is …

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Report From Cape Cod

The ice cream at the Harbor Freeze in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts, while offered in only a banal range of flavors (no Bourbon Vanilla in sight), was voted (by my extended family) better than the ice cream at Scoops. Ten family members and a dog (it was Lucy the Lab, not Oliver—he’s home …

John Edwards Is A Multi-tasker

My family and I are finally on board the plane that is taking us to Cape Cod for a long-anticipated summer vacation. Perverse as it may seem, I actually sort of look forward to air travel these days because of its enforced limits on multi-tasking. (If you want to read my last …