Monthly Archives: March 2004

Where’s my check?

As Massachusetts lawmakers go back today to debate several proposed constitutional amendments around equal rights for marriage… a Catholic lobbying group produced and had shown at *several* masses yesterday a video that purports to show viewers the “consequences of same-sex … Continue reading

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Last night while watching Law & Order Criminal Intent… that involved a woman in a “vegetative state”… The Girl and I talked through our various funeral plans and living wills. In the course of all of this, we decided that … Continue reading

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New York — Yes

Beautiful column from Rosecrans Baldwin on walking Manhattan in which he ends with: Perhaps I had never been so alive. New York can be like that – once in a while the city slows down and becomes ours, we look … Continue reading

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Yesterday in a very off-handed, probably not thought about way at all, someone told me, “Well, it’s not like you’re married.” Now. This person is generally very supportive of gay *things*. Causes, marriages, equal rights, yada yada yada. And she’s … Continue reading

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Fundrace

This is too addictive. You can do an online search of presidential campaign contributors by zipcode, address and even name. My Kentucky hometown’s zip code reveals a leaning towards Bush. My Soho New York zip code was pretty solidly Howard … Continue reading

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Higher learning and all that

Someone mentioned to me that it’s entirely possible to go to grad school incredibly part-time… just a class a semester. Which I had never *thought* of for some reason. But when you think about it *that* way… the company’s tuition … Continue reading

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Lasser Musings

I remain fascinated by this ongoing “business” at Putnam. Not because I’ve ever actually invested any money outside of the pittance I put into my 401k, but because I used to work for Putnam’s parent company in NYC. And every … Continue reading

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The problem with New England sentimentality

Today’s front page story in the Boston Globe should be considered Exhibit Number 1, in the case of Why Boston Isn’t Aware Enough of Security Concerns surrounding the 2004 Democratic National Convention scheduled to take place this summer. (Mayor) Menino’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon On Demand

I got up at the ungodly hour of 5:30 (as in AM) this morning. Some sort of misguided guilt for having stayed out to 10 p.m. last night enjoying a Happy Hour at the Happy Hour with the Rozzie Girls. … Continue reading

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Tibbie Ice Cream

Cash the Wonder Tibbie had his snip snip surgery on Thursday. He came home with a cone on his head which was sad in a poor Tibbie sort of way. But in his still-drugged up state he managed to come … Continue reading

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