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Life update...


HerNameIsBuffy

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The only thing wrong with life atm is not being able to keep FJ open in my head in some kind of virtual browser.  Miss you guys! 

So almost a month into the new gig...

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after a much needed (modified)

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from my old circle of hell...

Although there is some stupid sports thing called the World Series that someone's pact with the devil got the Cubs into which prompted my dogs to ask me to post this for them...

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and I had a weird dream which made me look up sappy quotes...apropos of nothing.  Who knew Rashida Jones was so wise? 

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I have missed you.  Glad things are good at your end of the world. :)

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