Category Archives: Reflections

A thought…

As the past few days’ receipts pile up on my desk, I realize that at the moment I’m more committed to doing what this blog is about than actually doing the blog. I suppose if something has to give, I’m … Continue reading

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A few more thoughts, Day 7

I would like to elaborate on some things that STA mentioned: First, we went to the coolest kids’ (and adults-trying-to-relive-their-childhood) book store EVER: Wild Rumpus. It’s where I found (but didn’t buy…maybe it should be a birthday present–hint: June 29) … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Dinner…the SLP version

In my last entry, I mentioned that I was enlisting FWA in my mission to shop for dinner. He wrote down the list (and added a few “treats” for himself and RJP) and then walked with me to Oxendale’s. My … Continue reading

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Some more reflections: Day Four

STA’s burgers and the margaritas were great on Tuesday night. My chips need a little work, however. I haven’t quite figured out that golden (literally) mean between soggy and burnt. Oh well, I will keep trying. As we were preparing … Continue reading

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Day 2 in review

A few random thoughts from today: Brewberry’s used to be the ultimate local/indie underdog. But now that it’s a branch of Espresso Royale, which I just learned today is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, its battle against the Caribou across the … Continue reading

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Day one: some reflections

I also agree that the first day was a success. We didn’t have a plan (surprise surprise), but we managed to collectively and independently (at one point I had no idea where STA was in the store) stay mostly within … Continue reading

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Looking back on day 1

The “unchained” process is not a revolution. It’s a gradual adjustment, and an exploration. Trial and error. Incremental change. What all of these platitudes mean is that we might make some mistakes along the way, and that’s OK. We’re not … Continue reading

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