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July 2011

Posted by Sam Kaffine on

 Geesh - where does the time go? I've been thinking a lot about etiquette lately, about how much it annoys me when other people display their lack of - like the supermarket clerk who carries on her private conversation over your head as she rings you up, the fast food cashier who accepts your thanks with a condescending nod (instead of a "no, thank YOU!), the driver going a steadfast 5 miles under the speed limit in the passing lane, guests who don't RSVP at any point, moms who treat you to a steady diet of 'helpful suggestions' (aka criticism) that...

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Sproing!!

Posted by Sam Kaffine on

 SPROING!! That's an energetic reference to Spring - you know, like it has sprung, although here at 7000*, we don't really get Spring as celebrated elsewhere. This year we're getting beautiful sunny mornings, mid 50*s until 11:00 or so, then a light blowing snow and temps in the low 40*s for the rest of the day. Don't ask me how it can snow when it's that warm, I'm just telling you what I see, every day for the last week or so. Before that, I couldn't say, as I was On the Road. I luuuuv to travel, and as dehumanizing...

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New Year, New..Me?

Posted by Sam Kaffine on

 Hello again - it's been awhile, I know, but I'm back - hope I still have a few readers out there. I'm starting the new year off the same way I usually do, with a few resolutions for a better year. Each year I try to be a little more realistic, judging from the success (or lack) of the previous resolves. This year my resolutions are two; I am trying, every day, to do *more* of the things which make me feel better about myself, and *less* of the things I may WANT to do but which make me feel guilty....

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Falllllllllllll!!!!!!! (boom)

Posted by Sam Kaffine on

 Hehe. Well, I think I'm funny, and that's what counts. So, what's up? I realize you can't answer, and that's because I STILL have to figure out to enable comments on the site. Honestly, given my family and upbringing, you'd think enabling would come easily to me, and usually it does, but my mind does not "get" computer-ese. So... what's new with me, you ask? WELL! I have just been interviewed by a lovely and professional reporter for the Ute Pass Courier - my first interview ever! Of course I spent too much time telling fire stories and talking about...

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August

Posted by Sam Kaffine on

 long time no update, no? Well, we moved into a new house and it took 4 months! to get internet at the house. Now, I know it's been more than 4 months since I updated, but I'm not wasting a perfectly good excuse on technicalities. If you can just imagine sitting in the Safeway parking lot every other day for 4 months, checking your email on a laptop while sitting sideways in your car, I'm sure the pity will kick in and I'll be excused for my laxity. So today I am totally excited about the weekend I've just had - I'm...

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