Tag Archives: Carol

Envelope Doodles

Or, how to disguise the fact that you are giving family members cash/gift certificates for the holidays. (Actually, these are being given out by my dad, but he asked if I wouldn’t mind “dressing them up a bit.” Sure thing, … Continue reading

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King of Our Hearts

Couldn’t let the day go by without a quick birthday shout-out to one of my very favorite people on the planet (who also happens to be my brother-in-law, lucky me). Hope you had a wonderful celebration today, Gary! Sending lots … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Mr. President!

I conked out around 7 PM last night, waking up in the wee hours to hear the good news. (Good news, that is, for me and other Obama supporters…though I hope good news for everyone, when all is said and … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Dream for Hannah

I mean, I must be dreaming, right? How else could my niece be a sweet baby one minute, a darling girl the next, and then suddenly, a newly minted 20 year old—in college, with a job, a driver’s license, and … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

Dad has been having a bit of an extended Father’s Day celebration this year, starting on Friday, when Blackie spearheaded a scheme to treat him to a special meal “out” that night. $14 may not sound like a lot to … Continue reading

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Priscilla’s Aprons

One of the perks of having someone in your household empty out a large storage closet in another state is the profusion of Fedex boxes that soon show up, offering wonderful new places to nap (Blackie), or to “shop” for … Continue reading

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Simple Gifts

I am just about to hit the trail for a week-long trip, but before I do, I wanted to give a shout-out to my sister Carol: Happy Birthday, Sis! As much as Charlotte loves her Aunt Carol, she’s not super … Continue reading

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Permafrost Pie

Late last night, Charlotte spearheaded an expedition to the arctic regions of our fridge, looking for a snack. Underneath several layers of hard ice, she hit pay dirt—a homemade peach pie my sister Carol had made for us during a … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here

Charlotte’s been real cranky these past few days—swiping at Max, hissing at Blackie, snapping at Daisy Mouse, and being curt with the waitstaff when we go out to eat. She’s definitely missing her #1 human—Dad up in Madison (in rehab … Continue reading

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Charlotte Russe

Last night, as Blackie was in the kitchen making a snack, a call came in from his Aunt Carol. She wanted to see if he could whip up a Charlotte Russe for her brother-in-law Richard, as he’s having a birthday … Continue reading

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