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Marathon weekend in NYC

“Take a hot shower. You’ll feel better,” Mom said on my fifth or sixth day of being sick.

“I wish you were here to put fresh sheets on the bed while I shower.” I responded, practically punctuating my words with a :-(.

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“Isn’t it terrible about Chechnya?”

In awkward moments, I have been known to quote Bridget Jones.

“Isn’t it terrible about Chechnya?” I’d say when no other words felt right and a silence needed to be filled.

The response would either be laughter because the people around me got the reference or a double-take.

“Isn’t she clever about world affairs?”

[OK that’s how I chose to interpret the looks. WHATEVER.]

When I met Renee Zellweger at SoHo House in LA a few years ago, I actually told her about my habit. She laughed pretty hard, seemingly with sincerity.

Anyway…I guess I have to put this saying on hold for awhile.

If you haven’t seen this clip, click here:

Bridget Jones’ Diary

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