Monthly Archives: November 2010


So…I haven’t had the energy (or uninterrupted time) to write much of anything, but I thought an update was in order. I’m waiting for my third signature on my dissertation. Depending on whether I have to make changes or she … Continue reading

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friday five: pie-ola!

This RevGalBlogPal Friday Five comes from Songbird: We had three pies planned for a six-person Thanksgiving dinner, and there was some anxiety on my part about the need one had for gluten-free crusts. I worried, you see, that we would … Continue reading

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a new tradition, redux

Mostly for Thanksgiving we have gone to my folks’ place in Arizona. My paternal uncle and aunt are also there and cousins come visit them. My maternal aunt, her partner, and some cousins often come from Tucson. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Advent 2008 Does anyone know any good Advent CDs? I love Advent. I always have, from the time I was a kid and my brother and I took turns opening the little doors on the paper Advent calendar. Of course, … Continue reading

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friday five: unexpected thanks

This one comes from Jan at the RevGalBlogPals: With the American holiday of Thanksgiving being less than a week away, I tried to think of some questions for Friday Five that could be connected to this, but in a new … Continue reading

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When I ask Bubble to stop something, she may or may not and I may need to take further steps, but she doesn’t take the correction personally. When I tell Squeak to stop something, that little lip goes out and … Continue reading

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travels with bookgirl

Speaking of pedestrian, here’s a litany of our travels. Feel free to ignore or just check out the photos. The trip East was good fun and a great time of rest, enjoyment, connecting, and togetherness. And eating. My professor came … Continue reading

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