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List of urgent requests – please help

1. Editing and proofreading clients 2. $80,000 for graduate school 3. Newlywed couples in Charlottesville to profile in newspaper 4. A cheap place to live in New York City 5. A lawnmower that runs on good intentions 6. A face-to-face with Edward P. Jones, my current monomythical Hero-Author

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Being behind on the internet but on top of my personal life

The worst thing about being a blogger is that the internet keeps going even when you’re too lazy or busy to check on it. At any given moment bloggers feel pressured to know exactly what the internet is doing, who the internet hooked up with the night before, what the internet ate for breakfast, etc. [...]

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Strange coincidence, or the universe telling me I should kill a cheerleader?

I am surprised that my 300th blog post slipped by without anyone sending me chocolates or balloons. But I am equally, if not more, surprised that I unintentionally wrote my 300th blog post (according to my blog stats) about R.L. Stine writing 300 novels. Spooky, huh? What if this whole blog has been the first [...]

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I want to go on a Disney cruise!

1) All-you-can-eat buffet 2) Cute fat kids 3) Not having to fly in an airplane 4) Sleeping 5) Reading 6) Swimming 7) Grown people dressed up like animals 8 ) Sex that seems inappropriate and wrong

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Holiday Gifting Guide Part 1

1) If you live in Charlottesville, I suggest that you attend the Robot Wares & Record Fair at the Satellite Ballroom on Sunday, December 2nd. These girl and boy vendors sell their original crafts and artwork at low prices and all the money earned stays in the local economy. Some of it goes to poor, [...]

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Charitable Christmas gift

The Environmental Working Group is offering a superior gift bag equipped with a chemical-free water bottle and a cast iron pan for a charitable donation of $135. Get the bags while supplies last. PS Did anyone else hear that Toys “R” Us accidentally printed an ad for Aqua Dots in their annual Christmas newspaper insert?

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My most boring Christmas wish list ever

1) a composter 2) more URLs for me to dominate 3) magazine subscriptions 4) organic sheets 5) donations to charity

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The Satellite Ballroom’s Robot Wares & Record Fair

I am thrilled to announce the return of the Satellite Ballroom’s most outstanding event of the year (after, of course, last week’s Slightly Stoopid show): THE ROBOT WARES & RECORD FAIR! For those of you with superior taste who have lived in Charlottesville for a couple years, you may remember this as THE shopping and [...]

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A list of requests for my gentlemen callers

Dear gentlemen callers, I have already established that I don’t want chocolate bouquets, but I think you deserve a more extensive list of acceptable tokens with which to express your feelings. 1. Mix CDs. Here is your chance to make me think of you every time I sing in my car. Selvi gave me a [...]

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