Archive for July, 2004


Posted by clare on July 29th, 2004

Oh, and just to make Maryann happy: Painting at Maryann’s: Final/First Party pictures: And because my cat is really weird:

less than two months to go…

Posted by clare on July 28th, 2004

In less than two months, I’ll be at Peace Corps staging (in Philadelphia, I’m guessing), probably playing goofy get-to-know-you games and sweating the gazillion shots I’ll be about to get. This is ok with me. I can picture the packing and the repacking and the drive to the airport and the goodbyes and the flights […]

capturing the liberal zeitgeist

Posted by clare on July 13th, 2004

From The Onion—“Nation’s Liberals Suffering From Outrage Fatigue”: …Of the liberals afflicted with fatigue, many said they are still haunted by the specters of their former outrage. “I can’t even look at the back of my Volvo anymore,” said one Syracuse, NY liberal who wished to remain anonymous. “My ‘Lick Bush’ and ‘Four More Wars’ […]

suburban canoeing

Posted by clare on July 9th, 2004

My parents and their friends, the Snyders, have gone canoeing off and on since the seventies, usually in very nice wilderness areas where you can enjoy Deliverance-esque isolation, without the whole rape and murder bit. Or the banjos. I’ve gone along twice before and had a lot of fun, in part because it was always […]