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A NEW YEAR’S BLESSING

Our angel is weary. The eggnog’s all gone. Tree needles are falling onto unvacuumed parmesan. The stockings all hung from the chimney last week are now socks on my feet which are starting to reek. We were all forced to … Continue reading

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A PETTY THIEVES’ TALE

Sir Francis Bacon once said, “Opportunity makes a thief.” Indeed, it does. For what do you think happens when you leave a box full of donuts untended in a room with two Labrador Retrievers? Now, when I say a box full, I mean … Continue reading

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DA OW A GA

Since packing up and moving to California eighteen months ago, we’ve often been asked whether we’d ever made it up to Tahoe, which, by the way, is the mispronunciation of da ow a ga, the Native American Washoe words for … Continue reading

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THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES

If I had to rate holidays in order of their appeal factor, Thanksgiving would be my number one. Why? My taste buds are the first to roar in unison, because of the food, duh… Horrified at such a base answer, … Continue reading

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A HALLOWEEN TREAT

‘Tis All Hallows’ Eve and in true scary fashion, the wind is a’ howlin’ with fury and passion. The moon’s begun waning, but still lights the way, for our loved ones who’re now on the ‘other side’ of the bay. … Continue reading

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