Monthly Archives: February 2014

How NOT to Hike Blackhead Mountain

4:13 a.m.: get up and pick your way to the bathroom stepping on or over at least 3 dogs. Take the maximum allowable dose of antacids for the GERD flareup you are experiencing. Pray that you’re having a GERD flare-up … Continue reading

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Someone recently said to me, as an offering of solace, that February is hard. Winter drags on through February, seemingly with renewed enthusiasm. I think we’ve had more snow in the first few weeks of February than we received in … Continue reading

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News from the Malaprop Designs World

I don’t use my personal blog to promote my business, which is probably a bozo no-no, but I have intentionally used this space to be more intimate and random – not the Facebook persona (i.e. cartoon character) but a smidgeon … Continue reading

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