Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Fabulous Sweater – Day 126

  Sometimes just a really good compliment is enough. I was on the bus tonight and spotted a woman sitting in front of me, in a seat facing the middle aisle of the bus, which allowed me to see her … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EDITION: The Cranberry Surprise Pie recipe

Oh, come on: you didn’t really think I’d hold out on the recipe, did you? All you had to do was ask (and I knew you would)! Nothing is easier than this recipe: the hardest part is melting the butter. … Continue reading

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Hazel and Agnes – Day 121

  This story is kind of long. It starts in the 1930s. My grandmother Agnes Kavanaugh hooked rugs with a group of ladies on Wednesday afternoons back then, and they called themselves “The Hookers,” which is probably about as racy … Continue reading

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The Church Fair – Day 117

The “Holiday Fair” sign had been up outside the church on my block for weeks, and I was determined to make it there this year. I love a fair of any kind (I’ve organized million-dollar events as a grown-up, but … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Steve – Day 115

My friend moved away today. He recently mentioned he was going to stay in a hotel for a few days between the time the movers came and his closing. The hell you are, I said. Come stay with me. (Frankly, … Continue reading

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Buy Two, Give One – Day 113

I talk about books a lot here. Sorry, but I love them; they are my passion and have been the basis of my career for over 30 years. Today I’m going to mention books yet again, but it could be … Continue reading

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PS 123 in pictures

In order: Spring in the seasons mural, before; spring, after; paint HQ; Picasso redux; the gang — me, Romethia, Albert, Frosty, and Sheena.  

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