Category Archives: $haun

W is for Tammy Wynette

Shaun and I honeymooned in Wisconsin Dells, officially, but before the official honeymoon, we went to Winnipeg for a weekend. At our hotel, we found karaoke night in the bar, as was our way, and I sang first, as was … Continue reading

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It’s $haun’s birthday today, and all I got him was this lousy blogpost.

Actually, V and I got him lots of lovely gifts, but that’s not how those funny t-shirts from Vegas read. But to show that there’s more to my life than actively mourning and hating car dealerships, I’ve written a list … Continue reading

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From several weeks ago, when we had a karaoke date.

Shaun sings me love songs.

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MN for Minnesota!

I do find it a little odd how microscopic we Americans get in our devotion to place. I mean, maybe not everyone does this, but I really love my state. I love the shape of it, the geography (oh, Lake … Continue reading

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H is for Hallelujah

I first fell in love with Leonard Cohen’s music in college, listening to it over at Tami’s when she lived with Rachel in that funny little house on the east side of town. We would dance and sing along, and … Continue reading

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B is for Books

As a bona fide English nerd, I have read lots and lots in my life. But when I started teaching 14 years ago, my teaching load prevented me from doing much reading for pleasure. At all.  But during my sabbatical, … Continue reading

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