Monthly Archives: December 2014

I Finally Got My Rooster, Sort Of…

The CE and I are collectors. Me, of furry four-footers and feathered and winged creatures. He, of books and esoteria. Since neither of us seems able to curb the other’s passions, our home has long been overrun with dogs, cats, … Continue reading

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What Are We Waiting For?

‘Tis the season of counting down, stressing out (jollily, of course), and waiting. We are in the liturgical season of Advent, a time of waiting for an important arrival, and not necessarily one from The relationship between Advent and … Continue reading

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Christmas Music I Hate and Love: In Search of the Perfect Playlist

So you’re going along with your life, over-worked, over-stressed and looking to catch a break. Instead, December shows up, the sun disappears for all practical purposes at 4 p.m. and yet the expectations go to mach speed, stress-to-the-max and they … Continue reading

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Oh Puffer, How I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways…

One of my favorite writing quotes comes from the great Ernest Hemingway, who said “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” After spending a few frosty weeks on the East … Continue reading

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