Tag Archives: winter

Searching for Christ*mas

So here we are in the shortest days of the year. I don’t just mean short in terms of daylight, which is swallowed more every day by greedy gulps of winter darkness. Oh, the days are beautiful, of course, but … Continue reading

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Chillin’: NYC in February

Have you heard? It is COLD in NYC!   When I’m in California, immersed in drought tactics, sunscreen and poultry antics, I engage in wishful thinking, imagining that when I get to NYC I will be transformed into a sophisticated … 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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Cold and Hungry.

BRRRR! I know it’s rude and inconsiderate to complain about the cold when a record-breaking blizzard is pelting other parts of the country, but baby it’s cold outside! Winter is a subtle proposition when it’s not defined by wind chill. … Continue reading

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We officially started bedecking the tree last night. Everyone pitched in first to create a yummy roast beef dinner – so perfect on such a wintry night! The CE did the roast, Victoria and Taylor were in charge of side dishes … Continue reading

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