Daily Blog Challenge: Day 20 – The Best Gift I Ever Received

This one is easy – I got the best gift ever just a few weeks ago. It was a late Christmas gift. Do you want to see it? Here it is: Pretty spectacular, isn’t it? The lovely shade of…brown? The slightly discolored cuffs? The missing button? I’m sure you would understand if you could smell it’s […]


Thank God, the Goddess, Santa and whomever else for friends I say! Hip Hip Hooray! If it wasn’t for friends and family and the lure of Hector’s All Meat pizza + liberally poured alcohol my tree would still be bare, dripping wet, and leaning against the wall of the garage. Instead she shines like a […]

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Dear Reader, Please accept my apologies for being such a blog-slacker! Has it really been two weeks since I posted last? In my humble defense I present the following facts: Mom was moved into a skilled nursing facility (sad, good, different, jolting) It was Christmas Eve (crab, french bread, salad, 1.25 bottles of champagne per […]