Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hang on Spooky, Spooky, Hang on!

Happy Halloween to all our friends in cyberspace – this was a surprise pumpkin left on our front porch by two very creative Hillary and Halloween supporters, Kati and Sheila Go ( as opposed to Sheila Slo). Thanks to them … Continue reading

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Winners Announced for Third Annual Memorable Quotes Contest!

Attention Quote-a-holics – this year’s entries in the Memorable Quotes contest were the BEST, and the judge’s mind has been reeling from sifting through the quotes to pick the winners. So many quotes, so few prizes – who made these … Continue reading

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Vetting Morning

The first thing I like to do when I wake up is vet the morning. What day are you? Are you sure? What do you remember about last night? Do you remember your dreams? What about yesterday? Aha. Got you … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to the Al Smith Dinner?

  Okay. So raise your small hands (or medium or large ones) if you’ve never even heard of the Al Smith dinner until last night. Aha. I see those hands, as the Southern Baptist revival preachers used to say from … Continue reading

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We Are F-A-M-I-L-Y?

I wonder. If we are truly “family” then we are like many families – highly dysfunctional. The older I get the less I value the opinions other people have of me including my height and weight, my politics, my white … Continue reading

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Doubling Down on Debates, Dems, Demagogues, Divisiveness and Depression: I VOTED

The most recent polling of my personal state of mind reveals a slight shift from 52% Negative and 48% Positive to 52% Positive and 48% Negative. Jeopardy host Alex Trebek asks what are readily identifiable factors that have led to … Continue reading

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Happy Days are here again! It’s time for the Third Annual Cyberspace Awards for Memorable Quotes…and this year we will have Prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd – place quotes as determined  by the official impartial judge: me. The … Continue reading

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PTDS – Is There Any Cure?

I called my doctor this morning after a sleepless night and gave him my symptoms. “Doctor, Doctor, I woke up this morning and wasn’t able to get out of  bed – I pulled the covers up over my head as high … Continue reading

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Transformers That Go BOOM in the Night!

Howling winds that blew buckets and buckets of rain all night were the demons that kept Pretty and me awake with jangling nerves as Hurricane Matthew pushed up the South Carolina coast to finally make land in the little fishing … Continue reading

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Matthew Moves Our Way – Casa de Canterbury Hunkers Down

My, oh, my. Hurricane Matthew has brought just enough moisture to our back yard to ensure our little dog Charly  refuses to step outside. Barely a drizzle. A wisp of a breeze. But Charly has stood several times at the … Continue reading

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