Jabbering notes dusted with thanks

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Today is Thanksgiving in the US. It’s a day of outrageous overindulgence prior to a full weekend of shopping (at least for most people). Football games screaming on the screen and biscuits burning in the oven. Here it will be … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving to all

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And happy birthday to the beloved husband! We’ve been celebrating the entire month (that’s a family tradition. We have birthday months instead of days). That’s a good thing as this week, with a sick cat, everything is off. Wishing all … Continue reading

Some oddball notes

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This week has not had an auspicious start. I forgot to take out the turkey to defrost. Since it’s a small breast, it should be defrosted by Thursday. If not, there is plan B. There is a whole alphabet of … Continue reading

Morgan, spider killer and designer extraordinaire!

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Everyone has a that one skill. (Yes, even you!) Those that you think aren’t good at anything can create chaos effectively and with little effort. (Trust me on that one!) Pets are the same way. Each one has different quirks. … Continue reading

Thanks!

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It’s Thanksgiving here in the states. Here are a few thing for which I am very thankful. Health – I am healthy and so is the beloved husband, all of the family and most of my friends. We take this for … Continue reading

And the holidays begin

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Every year I complain to the beloved husband that we don’t get invited to holiday parties. It’s true we don’t. Not because we are excluded but most of our friends no longer entertain in their home. Instead there are small … Continue reading

The spirit of Thanksgivings past

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Our Thanksgiving celebration these days is much more sedate than when I was younger. For one thing, both my husband’s children and my brother’s son live out-of-state and rarely come home for Thanksgiving. That leaves a small collection of relatives … Continue reading

Thanksgiving diet disasters! Check your food groups

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Next week is the second most glutinous day of the year, followed only by Super Bowl Sunday. We always say we will keep it simple but we never do. We use the holiday as an excuse to add extra butter, … Continue reading