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August 04, 2004


Dear Vanessa --

I'm vacationing on the Left Coast, where I'm doing my best to let sun, surf, and white wine turn me into an inarticulate and blissed-out disgrace. I'm also holed up in a place with a stunning view but a moody dial-up AOL connection, and am thus almost completely divorced from the web's ebb and flow. (Meaning: anytime I try to check out a blog or a website, the browser crashes.) So, for the next week and a half, I'm anticipating being at best a casual computer user and a light and whimsical blogger. Instead: morning yoga; sunset communions with the ocean gods; breathing deeply the smell of eucalyptus ... I might even read a book or two. Well, I'm considering the possibility, anyway.



posted by Michael at August 4, 2004


Oh - oh. Amother slow period at 1Blowhard.

Posted by: Biff on August 4, 2004 11:52 AM

Wish I were there. Then again I'm going to Amsterdam next week, so who am I to complain. Ah, summer.

Posted by: Linus on August 4, 2004 6:54 PM

Sigh. I'm stuck indefinitely in Fargo. Enjoy the eucalyptus while you can.

Posted by: Alan Sullivan on August 5, 2004 11:04 AM

I'm pea-green with envy, sir.

Posted by: Cowtown Pattie on August 5, 2004 4:00 PM

I'd be jealous too if I werent taking off for the Northwoods for a week on a lake in a log cabin, complete with fireplace, loft and, of course, skeeters.

Posted by: Deb on August 6, 2004 9:12 AM

Will posting join me with another, as Cowtown P and Deb are linked, or will I remain solo like Biff?

I cannot understand being on the "left" coast without surfing and climbing things. Do that before, the white wine though - safety first!

Posted by: j.c. on August 6, 2004 7:59 PM

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