Monthly Archives: November 2012

Does anyone else feel thusly?

So my friends, I wrote a comment on Jen & Tonic’s most recent post about The Conclusion of  NaNoWriNO  (writing a post each day, basically).  And it made me think about posting the comment here because I’m in a serious conundrum … Continue reading

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The Search Term Post

Can you believe that just a few months ago I was kvetching to Speaker7 & Tracy Fulks about my lack of ‘search term’ profanities to share? Well, to be honest, I didn’t have any search terms to share much less profane ones.  I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Librarian, Random Thoughts, Reading, Words | Tagged , , , , , , , | 53 Comments

I Need You for my Around the World Cookie List

OK People – I am hoping for some holiday cookie ideas ~  I’m counting on you…. I’ve started my baking list for this Christmas season – but I would like to make my selection more reflective of my family’s heritage (well, … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce – Even on a Saturday

This post is dedicated to my Nanny – she passed away 2 years ago this November, I wish she was around to eat some pasta with me. I love you Nannutza!  Oh how I love making sauce. Every weekend in … Continue reading

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Gingerbreading of the Season

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Sometimes making just one cake is not enough….Photo Credit: ME! I love to feed people – it’s because I’m Italian and food is a big part of my family’s heritage.  I may be indifferent…

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Igor and Red Elvises – The Best Band You Should Be Seeing

I looked for you last night – where were you? Didn’t you know – Igor and Red Elvises were playing at The Hut? If you came early enough, you wouldn’t have had to pay the cover. What? You’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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Ceci est un test pour Le Clown

Recently it has been revealed to me that in Quebec, children do not grow up with Sesame Street and children’s programs of a similar cheery ilk. Cartoons in Quebec, apparently, are an amalgam of Edward Gorey story plots and Japanese … Continue reading

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For My Friend

I wanted to take a minute to talk a little about one of my best friends -I met her when I was 14 years old and she has been everything a friend should be for 28 years.  I love her … Continue reading

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The Other Dress

I’m trying to figure out how to tell this story without completely embarrassing myself – especially considering that many people know who I am in REAL life… Oh well, I’ll just tell it… I suspect that if I were a … Continue reading

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Bloggers for Movember – For Jack Schwartz

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I cannot tell a lie. Not a fib, falsehood, untruth, tall tale, or fabrication.  Don’t bother to ask me to get someone to their surprise party under false pretenses because I won’t be able…

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