Monthly Archives: August 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRINCESS!

OH NO ANOTHER BIRTHDAY!!!!! Who’s gonna make the cakes for this one!!! My dear friend Jane is having a birthday, and how I wish I could be with her today to celebrate with her. Love you loads, sweetheart, and I … Continue reading

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Lydia’s Birthday Blog Hop

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LYDIA Lydia is an artist. She is a designer, a crafter, a writer and photographer, but her maybe greatest talent is the ability to walk really fast through the dawn streets of Austin, tweet away on her Blackberry … Continue reading

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Blue Highways – dedicated to the bunny

William Least Heat Moon wrote a great book. I have no idea if it ever made it into the NYT or into any book charts, but it inspired me something fierce when I read it. It was a lucky find … Continue reading

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Betsy Ross and the Shenandoah Valley

There’s one thing I’m not, and that is a good sight-seer. This has been a matter of contention between my husband of nearly thirty years and me for nearly thirty years. Do your math. We’ve been all over the place: … Continue reading

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It’s All @NeilDiamond’s Fault

This has come a long way. My son Mario came home just now and we talked about this thing here, and he said, “Actually it started way earlier, you know. It started when we bought those tickets for the Neil … Continue reading

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Are you in on the Mimosa journey?

Sometimes, all it needs is the right moment and the right drink and the right people. Makes me wonder how many great ideas develop late at night in some kind of bar after a couple of cocktails, and then someone … Continue reading

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