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Ellen Wernecke

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Like a lot of people, I used to listen to Tess Vigeland every weekend on Marketplace Money and was surprised and disappointed when she announced she was leaving the program. The waters were murky; could sweet chatty APM have pushed her out of a place where she was clearly comfortable? Vigeland insisted, then and now, that her decision to leave was her own ...mostly. Much more than that, you wi... Read more of this blog post »
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“The cure for boredom is curiosity.
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“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.”
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"How do you have the time?" he asked, gobsmacked.
She narrowed her eyes and considered the array of potential answers in front of her. Because I don't spend hours flipping through cable complaining there's nothing on? Because my entire Sunday is not eaten up with pre-game, in-game, and post-game talking heads? Because I do not spend every night drinking overpriced beer and engaging in dick-swinging contests with the other financirati? Because when I am waiting in line, at the gym, on the train, eating lunch, I am not complaining about the wait/staring into space/admiring myself in reflective surfaces? I am reading!
"I don't know," she said, shrugging.”
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Ellen Megan wrote: "I am home sick today and just spent way too much time lurking on your blog! I love it! It's so full of good book-ish stuff. :) Keep it up!"

Aw, thanks! Get well soon.


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Megan I am home sick today and just spent way too much time lurking on your blog! I love it! It's so full of good book-ish stuff. :) Keep it up!


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