My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for January, 2011

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Crabby Does Dallas

A standard question at cocktail parties used to be, “Do you remember where you were when you heard that John Kennedy was shot?”  These days, if you’re going to use a tragedy as a conversation starter, you will have updated; you’re more likely to go with, say, 9/11 or Gabrielle Giffords. Also, …

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Plantation Or Bust

I always like to go to new places, like, say Plantation, Florida, which I’m visiting on my upcoming book tour. But I’m a little worried by the ambiguity of the city’s motto: “The grass is greener.” Do they mean there is no place so verdant as Plantation? Or are they warning me …