Category Archives: holidays

And then I resolved to have more creative blog titles…Happy 2013!

Back when I was a kid (and by kid, I mean 20), old people (and by old people I mean 35 year olds) used to tell me that the older you get, the faster the years go by. I smiled … Continue reading

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On the 1st day of Christmas…

my true love gave to me…a boozy drink with marshmallows in it.  My true love can’t rhyme.  Also on the 1st day of Christmas my mother the rest of you gave me crap for not posting anything in a month (um. … Continue reading

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Why I’m a crappy daughter

So, I wrote a Mother’s Day post for my mom that she loved.  She even figured out how to comment on it (and in the process outted my totally embarrassing childhood nickname to the seven people who regularly read this … Continue reading

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Ta-ta twenty-eleven

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin Where in holy hell did 2011 go?  I’m still writing 2010 on crap.  Last year about … Continue reading

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Gingerbread cups o’ holiday cheer

I am celebrating Christmas in Florida with B’s family and while I am woefully behind on posting holiday goodies, there’s an excellent chance I will be flogged with a dead mackerel  if I lock myself away and start writing.  No, … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple

The holidays are a time when everyone wants things to be a little special.  Sparkly lights adorn eaves and trees, children are dressed in velvet and plaid taffeta and brought to the mall to scream and/or pee on Santa’s lap, carolers bring … Continue reading

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Writers block

“I know a neat trick with a tampon…wanna see?”.  Yeah, that happened.  Verbatim.  On Thanksgiving.  I love my family (please feel free to invent your own context, it’ll be even  more entertaining that way)! That’s only one of at least dozen … Continue reading

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