Category Archives: Holidays

Chapter 34: Remembering…..

It used to bother me when, fresh back from NYC, I’d hear my Windy City friends talking about the horror that was September 11 (2001). Maybe it was my youth, or maybe it was because the aftermath – the shock … Continue reading

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Labor Day, The DNC and other Shennanigans

Another week and, still, no new books to report on – sorry. I just haven’t been feeling like myself and I hope that y’all will forgive me. We were in the mountains for the holiday weekend with the entire Weiss … Continue reading

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Summer Doldrums

In the famous (or not) words of Fiona Appel, “I’ve been a bad bad girl…..” I’ve just been so lax on just about everything that doesn’t concern babies, yoga and my family. I really have. I haven’t been to the … Continue reading

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Chapter 30: Reunions, Recipes, Birthdays and LOVE?

It’s weird when a holiday falls in the middle of the week….and this past week was no different. I mean, I read 3 books last weekend, which feels like a month ago; I worked almost a full week – despite … Continue reading

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Chapter 18: What’s a Coxsakie

Hand-Foot Disease to those of you who aren’t as childish as my friends and I are……and aside from the fact that I hid in my house after contracting it on my FACE……it is a word that, when discussed among 4 … Continue reading

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Chapter 8: Broke Down Highway

Happy New Year friends! I won’t lie to you here: 2011 was a turbulent year – not much different from 2010, sadly. So, I welcomed 2012 in last night with open arms (wish it was with open hips, but that’s … Continue reading

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Year In “Book Review” – What I read in 2011

I feel like a broken record when I say this, but, can you believe it’s already year-end? I know I won’t finish my latest book in time to review it for you, nor have I even gotten far enough to … Continue reading

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