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Sex and the Sixty (Year Old) Pt 1

January 16, 2012

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Welcome to a five-part series of reposts, a veritable cornucopia of past drivel, a best of, a past hits, a test of quantum physics.  If all reality isn’t reality at all, and if everything is happening at the same time with no past, present, or future, then not only isn’t this a repost, the events portrayed are […]

Death by Audit

January 13, 2012

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(The following is the 11th in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend, blogging-wise). This week’s Newsweek has a really interesting articled titled, […]

How Not to Make A Pumpkin Cheesecake

January 4, 2012

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1. Consult recipe. Carefully make a list of ingredients. 2. Shop for the ingredients. Return home. 3. Find the bowl of crushed chocolate wafers in the fridge that you used for a previous recipe. Intend to use them for the crust. Forget if they have already been mixed with sugar and butter. Decide to compromise. […]

Cats Flying Off the Roof of My Car

December 23, 2011

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(The following is the eighth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a really slow weekend, blogging-wise.) Miracle is the latest in a long […]

Easy Rules for Baking Success

December 10, 2011

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(The following is the sixth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) It’s that time of year, again, when we discover that the flour […]

Being Chanukah in A Christmas World

December 2, 2011

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(The following is the fifth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) When I was little, I wanted Christmas.  I didn’t care that […]

And she Spanx, too.

November 18, 2011

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        before and after Spanx (The following is the fourth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) I bought a lovely dress […]

Thanksgiving in London and Paris: Snuggling Babies Across Borders

November 12, 2011

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(The following is the third in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) I spent last Thanksgiving in London with my daughter, son-in-law, and brand […]

Man: 0 Cat: 1

November 4, 2011

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(The following is the second in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) Now Husband Dan has a long history with pets.  This […]

Rules for Coast-to-Coast Travel and Back in One Day

October 25, 2011

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Rule #1: Do not attempt this unless you are a professional  Just as objects in the mirror are closer than they appear, objects on a map are a lot farther.  On a map, a coast-to-coast trip looks like it might take about ten minutes, but you must understand that one inch equals thousands of miles.  […]