Category Archives: Dear Friends

Productive Weekend, Ahoy!

So last week, some friends of ours were all going to see Stevie Nicks (opener: The Pretenders). We were invited, but long story short I married a miser who hates Stevie Nicks, so we ended up not joining. However, one of … Continue reading

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Live from the City of Angels

I’m writing this from a giant fluffy nest of pillows and futon in my room on the eleventh floor of a hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  I’m here for a couple of days, celebrating the marriage of one of my … Continue reading

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I have my feet up, after making a turkey sausage/green pepper/onion lasagna plus a batch of cauliflower chowder.  Both are chilling in the fridge, ready to be re-heated for the week’s dinners.  All of the boys have had lunch, and … Continue reading

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Mary Speaks

I’ve always disliked that song “Mary Did You Know” (sorry if you love it!) It plays this time of year on repeat, and I switch the channel whenever I hear it.  This is partly because it is pretty cheesy (see … Continue reading

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Ice Buckets For Josie, Colette, Quinn, Lachlan, Calhoun, and Michael Brown

The Professor and I enjoyed a bottle of really good Malbec last night.  This morning I enjoyed the presence of my children by my bedside at 5:45.  One of those terms “enjoyed” is being used sarcastically, by the way. I … Continue reading

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