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Tuesday

It’s Tuesday morning. I’d thought, until Leeza corrected me, that Thanksgiving was today. “Thanksgiving always falls on Thursday, dorkus,” Leeza said Sunday, at breakfast (extirpating my hopes). “Besides, notice we haven’t been cooking?” She added. “Good point.” I chuckled disappointedly. Later, Lisa, Leeza and I had just got back from the pool where we saw John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Leeza told me that Paramount studios has a condo, somewhere - on the 29th floor - where celebs stay (When you don’t know where something is, it’s on the mysterious 29th floor). Peter missed it. He didn’t join us because it’s a saltwater pool and it stings his warm but delicate, deep brown eyes. I wondered what Peter was doing - push-ups on the balcony or something probably. Who knew he exercised so much? There’s a whole state-of-the-art gym but he likes exercising outdoors. I checked and yeah, there he was, on the balcony in the 46° wind, doing curls or something with elastic bands. I sipped on some of Karen’s (Lisa & Leeza’s mom) nummy spiced-cinnamon-apple-cider and watched him for a few delicious minutes. Peter really is kind of fire, I decided. Then I popped my head out, “Come shower, Lisa wants to go out,” I announced. He just nodded and began packing up. I ran for my room to shower first (we share a shower). . . Webster: Extirpate: “to destroy completely” Slang.. dorkus = clueless moron fire = hot, exciting, greater than normal great*

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Date: 11/24/2022 8:59:00 AM
Why now shower together and conserve water? ;) Have a Happy Thanksgiving with Lisa and her family, and Peter of course. John
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Date: 11/24/2022 10:20:00 AM
We're guests John - better to keep things PG, ya? Happy Thanksgiving John!
Date: 11/23/2022 6:17:00 PM
Anais, Nice near miss on a Tuesday in thanks. Sometimes, just so, I think of Ann Frank when I read your open hearted vigils. So Happy Thanksgiving wishes to the both. -Richard
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Date: 11/23/2022 6:54:00 PM
You’ve penned me a fine complement. I’ve never read Ann Frank. For me, the name, the story, the facts that I already know are heartbreak enough for me. The (written) voice might do me in. Just saying you’ve read some of my little vignettes is complement enough. =] I wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving too.