Category Archives: Holidays and Celebrations

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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2016 Year in Review

1. What did I do in 2016 that I’ve never done before? I took the Louisiana bar exam. Which was my third bar exam, but my first (and last!) attempt at the Louisiana one specifically. THANK. GOD. 2. Did you keep … Continue reading

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