Posts made in November, 2011


The Single Momma Sorority


Posted By on Nov 27, 2011

I haven’t showered since Thanksgiving (yes, of 2011, smartasses). I showered that morning, then I took a pass the next day as the kidsters and I were just planning a day of bouncing around the greater suburban Philadelphia area visiting cousins. Then later that night … the cough. The evil cough. The ex took the kids yesterday (Saturday) so I spent the ENTIRE DAY on the couch, flipping channels, hacking my brains out and...

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Today I’m thankful for: 1. Waking up with the Irishman instead of waking up alone on Thanksgiving. 2. A gorgeous morning. A detour through Valley Forge Park on the way home. Scenery that still takes my breath away even though I’ve seen it a million times. My own “secret corner” of the park. 3. Just a smidgen of quiet time before the kids get home to medidate, drink coffee and do a little writing. 4. Anyone who...

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Food for Thought …


Posted By on Nov 22, 2011

Hey, blogmuffins. A lot of you wrote to me about the food drive that I’ve mentioned a  few times here on the old bloggity. If you were touched by those stories and would like to help, please check out the Web site for Food for Thought – Philadelphia. Some great friends have banded together with me to turn the food drive into a bona fide non-profit organization. We’re doing some great stuff and we’d love you to...

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Secrets of the Irish


Posted By on Nov 20, 2011

Last night the Irishman invited the kids and I to family night at his “secrety society” of Irishmen. Want to know what the raffle prizes are for a gathering of Irish people? First prize: Whiskey. Second prize: Whiskey. Third prize: Whiskey. There was no fourth prize. No kidding. I think I laughed for 20 minutes over that. Have I ever mentioned that the Irishman has three kids of his own? And that I have two kids of my own?...

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What I Didn’t Do Today

What I Didn’t Do Today


Posted By on Nov 18, 2011

If you want to know if I took a half an hour of precious work-at-home time today to attempt to make a much-craved pumpkin pie, I did not. If you want to know if I then ruined the entire thing by dumping too much salt into the mix because the lid wasn’t properly secured to the salt shaker, I also did not do that. If you were curious about whether I then I spent about 20 minutes or so desperately trying to salvage the whole mess,...

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