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Category Archive for 'My So-Called Life'

Blood test

I have to get a blood test today for my thyroid meds or they won’t refill my prescription (I don’t know why, I’m doing fine), so I went over to the local ambulatory center (which was a hospital until right after I moved here). I sit and wait my turn for about a half-hour. One […]

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One of the weird ADD symptoms I have is constant tightness in my upper back, always. It’s always been that way. I can get a therapeutic massage and on the way home, it’s right back to the status quo. The only time that stopped it was when I used to be on Ritalin (which I […]

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Vacation fund update

I am on some political email lists with some very wealthy people, and they frequently talk about what they bought and how creatively they travel around the world. They also spend their money on things like trying to make Elizabeth Warren run, and not on supporting sucky progressive blogs, where it might make a difference. […]

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Hah

I was watching “Scandal” on my teevee last night, and there’s this scene where superwoman Olivia Pope is confronting the police captain who’s pulled in her client without arresting him or reading him his Miranda rights. She gives this rat-a-tat speech to the captain, along the lines of “my client is not standing here right […]

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I’ve been jonesing for some Polish food. So I drove down to Syrenka, the Polish cafeteria, and got myself some potato pancakes and a gołąbki (or galumpki, as we always called them). It’s a cabbage roll stuffed with ground beef and rice in a tomato sauce. For some reason I’ve never understand, Polish restaurants don’t […]

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Vacation fund

One regular reader sent me a donation a few weeks ago, and I wrote him back: “What did I do?” He said, “You’re always asking for other people, not yourself.” “Except when my car breaks,” I said. But I started thinking about it, and you know, it’s true. Mostly, I don’t. So now I’m asking. […]

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Bye bye, MSG

I haven’t had Chinese food in four months, and cautiously tried it again last night. Bingo! Within minutes, my finger joints were swollen and painful. When I finally made the connection, I slammed my system with a bunch of anti-inflammatory stuff like Vitamin B3 and curcumin, and was back to normal (or at least pain-free) […]

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So I went up to Brooklyn for a family event Saturday. My other son was supposed to drive, but his license expired. And then the GPS stopped working, then took me the wrong way, through the Lincoln Tunnel instead of the Holland, and I had to drive through Times Square and the rest of Manhattan […]

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Oy, what a day.

I won’t go into details, but today was like one extended “Lucy” episode and I never did get to New York to see my grandchild. And since my car isn’t fixed yet, I probably won’t get there for a couple of weeks, at least. (Can’t get a rental car. Long story.) Nothing worse than grandmotherly […]

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So my friend and I went to this neighborhood brunch place yesterday. One of the main attractions was that they advertised that they start serving brunch at 9 a.m. Very few places around here serve food that early, with the exception of the one remaining diner, and the food there is overpriced and meh. A […]

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