Monthly Archives: November 2011

Healed Leg Bones, Jane Fonda, and Thanksgiving Leftovers

Yay! The bone doc showed me the white line across my fibula – the bone is healed! So after a five month relationship, I’ve said my goodbyes to the ortho office, and hello to my new best friend, Jane Fonda. … Continue reading

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BLACK FRIDAY GIVEAWAY

Hey everyone! Black Friday should be about more than just spending money so retailers end the year “in the black”.  Let’s call it “Support Your Local Author” day! (“Local” being nebulous on the interwebs.) Or even, “Read A Book, Love … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine – In Time for the Holidays

A couple weekends ago, Hubby texted me from his movie shoot. “I’m freezing. It’s been sleeting/snowing/raining/snowing/hailing/snowing and I’ve been outside all day…I’ll be home in an hour, give me something HOT and ALCOHOLIC to drink.” I had a couple open … Continue reading

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Two Rich Reds…

In these days of high unemployment and global financial crisis, it’s nice to relax with a bottle of wine that doesn’t break your pocketbook. I’m here to sort out the memorable from the truly awful, and each bottle is under … Continue reading

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Time Change

I will not lie. I LOVE the time changes. I hope the government never gets rid of “Spring ahead, fall back”.  There is something so urgent and hopeful about spring, moving the clock ahead, seeing daylight after getting home from … Continue reading

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Primitivo – in Wine and Life

While I was at Cypher a couple of weekends ago, the sexy ex-computer-geek-turned-tasting-room-guru T, let me in on the secret of Primitivo. Primitivo is a grape identical to Zinfandel and grown mostly in Italy, Argentina, and Chile. Bells went off in my … Continue reading

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