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January 28, 2002
January 28th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

It’s Monday again, and again there is no movement on any front in the job arena. I feel like crying – have felt that way practically since I woke up. I don’t really know where else to turn. I’m getting ready to try a couple of temp agencies after I drive down to workforce. I […]

A Little Bit of Hope
January 25th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

Dic and Ann’s fifth anniversary. Auntie Dora died yesterday — she introduced Mom and Dad, asking them to be my cousin Richard’s god-parents. If it wasn’t for her, Jen and David and I wouldn’t be here. David called to tell me he got a line in Jesus Christ Superstar. Incredible! How things go around — […]

The Cost of Kids
January 21st, 2002 @ 8:09 am

Late one night, about eight years before the birth of my son, my mom forwarded me a silly email that I couldn’t have possibly understood at the time. It’s one of dozens of things she forwarded to me over the years, and I have no idea if I ever replied. I get it now, mom. […]

Championship Game
January 20th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

Yesterday I went to St. Augustine with Wendy, Beth, and Sue. We walked on the beach for about an hour, looked at 2 condos so Sue could rent one, went to a couple of thrift shops and had a very late lunch at Tavern on the Bay overlooking the water near Ft. Matanzas. None of […]

They’re Still Singing
January 18th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

Jen keeps telling me to write — my book. I believe this is the absolute, very first time anyone has ever encouraged me like that unless Jen herself did it in high school. She is so unbelievable! Wonderful! She’s all the things I ever wanted to be. She’s her own woman, too. Strong and tender, […]

January 15, 2002
January 15th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

Had a really awful day today, mostly because I did virtually nothing but play video games and cook. Finally, late, I started cleaning my bathroom. It’s gorgeous, too clean to use. Anyway, after 7:00, I decided to go to my writers’ meeting. I got there really late, but it was great. People were glad to […]

The Weakest Link
January 11th, 2002 @ 8:10 am

Over a decade ago, shortly after moving to Los Angeles, I was a contestant on the game show The Weakest Link and somehow managed to win. I sent mom this email when I learned when the episode was going to air:   From: Gagne, David To: Gagne, Kathleen Subject: The Weakest Link – dvg Sent: […]

Mom Is Here
January 7th, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

It’s been a long time again. Mom is here. The money situation gets worse by the hour and neither job called today, and I saw nothing in the paper. Little success with ebay. Planning huge yard sale Saturday with Jen. Spurrier resigned Friday. I’m not sure why I wrote that just now. The kids were […]

January 1, 2002
January 1st, 2002 @ 12:00 pm

“Look to this day, for yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision. But today – well lived – makes yesterday a dream of happiness and tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to today.” Heard it on a soap opera of all things. Sure makes a lot of sense. I […]