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July 8, 2017

All you need is love … and fried chicken?  Let me explain.  Tonight was a beautiful summer evening in Connecticut and my walking buddy/daughter and I hit the beach for a stroll.  As we came around to the point at the beach quite popular with picnickers, I saw them.  Th...

June 14, 2017

Can we get real for a moment?  Yours truly is so over-the-top angry that the steam is pouring out of my ears.  I haven’t been this mad about something I saw on television since Rory let Jess leave town without her!  The show that has me hopping mad today, however, is o...

March 17, 2017

I suppose we could blame it all on Elvis.  While that was before my time, it’s fair to say he was the first musician-cum-massive heartthrob who captured the affection of girls around the world in a way that no one else had.  Musical heartthrobs are now commonplace, but...

February 14, 2017

I got a glimpse of something magical and rare today . . . something that really touched me because the sight of it is unfortunately becoming more of a “unicorn” in our daily lives . . . I got a peek at true love.  Where might this moving experience have occurred you wo...

February 10, 2017

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and the scent of love and chocolate fills the air!  Well, love and chocolate are always in the air anywhere I am, but I always find a way to kick it up a notch in February.  In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I was thinking about my favorite...

December 16, 2016

I have an announcement to make!  The Christmas season has officially begun!  I know what you’re thinking . . . I’ve lost mind.  And while you might not be wrong about that, hear me out.  I realize that the stores have had their Christmas stuff out since October, and if...

November 11, 2016

When you think about the image of grandmother, what comes to mind?  White hair pulled back in a bun, knitting or baking cookies perhaps?  My grandmother would never have been spotted with even one white hair on her head, hated wool with a passion, and baking, well … th...

November 1, 2016

Can someone please help me?  There is something wrong with my calendar.  And from the looks of things, it’s only my calendar because the ones used by the rest of the world must be different.  When I flip through MY calendar, I see Halloween in October, Thanksgiving in...

October 22, 2016

Since I have already written one blog on all the things I dislike about Halloween, I think it only fair that I give equal attention to something that I actually do like:  paper decorations. 

But wait!  I’m not talking just any old decoration . . . there is only one...

October 17, 2016

Last weekend we enjoyed beautiful weather here in New England.  It was one of those nights that was just perfect.  It wasn’t hot and it wasn’t cold, and there was just a hint of crispness in the air.  I headed out to one of the comfy wicker chairs on my front porch wit...

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