Monthly Archives: February 2011

Homemaker Madness

Sometimes I get a little homemaker-crazy. Today is one of those days. I’m feeling the do-it-yourself spirit and relying on the wisdom of others to make it happen here. For instance, I’m testing out my own homemade laundry detergent and … Continue reading

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Curves Meets The Bronx

I went to Zumba tonight at Curves and since it was cancelled I finally had a chance to talk to Gloria. She’s been a faithful Zumba dancer along with me since the beginning. She’s older, to put it mildly. She’s … Continue reading

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Learning about Butter

Today’s prompt: Share one thing that I learned lately. Oh boy. One thing I learned lately? I learned that even when I figure out what I’m doing that has a negative impact on my life, I still do it. How … Continue reading

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I went for a huge ride today. I’d managed to miss riding almost the whole week and I needed to go big. Velvet was wild in the beginning. She had so much pent-up energy I saw her do things I’d … Continue reading

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Something that I absolutely love about food is the way it triggers my imagination. There are certain tastes, for instance, that transport me to other places in other times. For example, I can’t bite into a cornichon without immediately feeling … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. I guess that explains why my children preferred an afternoon at Vroman’s to the Super Bowl.

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Holy crap I feel like such a loser. I’m having one of those days (weeks, months) when I feel like everything I try fails. Of course that can’t possibly be true but it still feels like it is. The cookies … Continue reading

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