Tag Archive: respect

The Baker, the Teacher, the Puppy and Me

Uffda has as many meanings as it does spellings—an expressive word my lips enjoy pronouncing regardless of the reason for its exhortation. To stoic Norwegians the expression signifies strong feelings—from abject despair to unbridled joy, from dejection to unabashed playfulness….
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Grateful: Bratwurst, Beer, Baseball and more…Part II

“Would you repeat that, please?” I asked. “We’re booked for the night,” he replied, “and so are our other ‘properties’ in the Long Beach and surrounding areas. The nearest hotels reporting vacancies are at LAX.” Jerome, that was the name…
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