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We have fewer airline troubles coming home (I don’t think I wrote about how we had to board our flight to T&C three times – same plane – had to disembark and re-board three times.) We stayed with an Atlanta … Continue reading

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Meal Planning On a Rainy Sunday Afternoon While Being Pestered By My Child

We had more parades yesterday – St. Patrick’s Day. When Mardi Gras is late (as it was this year), this Irish parade comes up too soon. I haven’t had time to get over being sick of parades. I know, I … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2017 – Picture Post 2

After a full day of parades two weekends before Mardi Gras Day, Liam woke up unable to walk. He couldn’t come down the stairs – he couldn’t bend his left hip or leg at all. I thought maybe it was … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2017 – Picture Post 1

So picture me a little frazzled, with a varied and lovely¬†network of tan lines (because who remembers sunscreen in February?), wading through drifts¬†of cheap plastic beads, moon pies, empty Bud Light cans, fried chicken bones, and purple, green and gold … Continue reading

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2017 Resolutions

So it’s de rigeur these days to call them “intentions” instead of “resolutions,” but I’m sticking with “resolution” because I like the sound of the word “resolve.” Only a few, and along the same themes as I always do, but … Continue reading

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