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In lieu of destined-to-fail resolutions I like to try new things in the new year. It seems fitting. So today I picked up one of the strange packages at the Publix counter where the Japanese man who makes them all day every day assured me it would be very good. Yes, I am the one person in America who has not tried sushi. WAS the one person in America.

What a way to start the new year! I chose California roll with brown rice. There was (artificial) crab meat, cucumber, avocado, seaweed and heaven. The green sauce (wasabi?) was bracing and I loved the slivers of ginger.

Okay, is this a better way to start the year than flagellating myself for things I never really intend to do? Finding new sushi restaurants I can do. Maybe that is as close to a resolution as I can get.

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Have you ever got that woozy feeling like Whoa! I’ve done this before, said the same thing before, and he’s going to say “———-” next,  and he does?  Then you know the feeling when I bumped into this dress in today’s paper. I carried the paper to a 70’s family collage hanging in the den and held them side by side. No sleeves in the ad dress, but otherwise the feel is exactly the same. I could wear that old dress out on the street tomorrow. Well, if I still had it and if it still fit. Save anything long enough it will come by again on the carousel of fashion — whether you want it to or not.

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