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Hot and Numbing. Harder. Harder.

During the first full week of February 2013, I enjoyed: 1.  the Superbowl blackout.  REALLY?  Super power power grid looking super bad. 2.  not being in New Orleans and Baton Rouge this week with my husband.  Post Super Bowl with … Continue reading

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Week of Doubles Review – January/February – Spring/Winter – Chicago/Richmond

Two months, two seasons and two cities for me last week. Here are some memories and highlights: 1.  Chicago for me January 27-30.  Richmond for me January 30-February 2.  (I was actually in Chicago from January 16-30.) 2.  Chicago’s high … Continue reading

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Lucky Food

I hope everyone is starting the new year of 2013 well. I am trying to put the troubling parts of 2012 away, but I am afraid many will linger. I prepared the proper New Year’s Day foods with a nod … Continue reading

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August must go quickly

I have not written anything for a long time. I’ll try to start up again soon. Maybe “What I Did Not Do This Summer” or “My Lack of a Summer Vacation” or “Feeling Hot Hot Hot.” Stayed tuned. . .

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Chicago Chicago – That Doddlin’ Town

Top Ten Good, Bad and Ugly Chicago Events for the Final Week of April 2012 10. United Flight 3708 from RIC to ORD was nearly 3 hours late departing from Richmond.  The weather was beautiful and a reason was never … Continue reading

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Paris of the Low Country

I have not written in a while because we went on vacation at the end of March.  I think it took a week or two to get ready to go and a week or two to recover when we came … Continue reading

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Spring Breaking Up is Easy to Do

It is Spring Break week for our law school son who is at home enjoying his rolling birthday week: dinners and drinks with his BFFs and parents on multiple nights, a sold out college basketball game with a friend who … Continue reading

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Snow Doubt the Lightning Glider is a Keeper

There’s no doubt that Winter downsized itself this year into a wimpy, unworthy season causing many unhappy snow bunnies.  I always say that I am one of ten people in Midlothian who like winter better than summer.  Everyone else loves … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl

Remember the game “Secret Whispers” or “Gossip” that we played as children?  We sat in a circle and whispered something into the ear of the person sitting beside us, and she/he repeated the process with the next seated friend, and … Continue reading

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Ode on a Depletion of Urns

Over the weekend, we bought a beautiful bunch of Virginia-grown, forced tulips which were inexpensive and worth every penny for the joy they deliver.  Upon returning home, we began the search for a container in which to put the flowers, … Continue reading

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