Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Spider Working With Me

I’m at my desk.  Working. And, because I have 29 irons in the fire, 2 kids, 2 businesses and a (handsome) husband, I don’t have time to vacuum the basement. The basement…where I’m working. And where there’s a spider who has … Continue reading

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How I Make Yogurt

 Yogurt is really easy to make. Once you get the right instructor.  For me, it was our friends Ani and Zareh.  They are Armenian and grew up knowing how to make delicious yogurt.  It is Zareh who gave me the … Continue reading

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My Cousin, Don

I got a call out of the blue today. From my second cousin once removed, or my first cousin twice removed or something like that.  Anyway, my cousin. I rarely talk to Don.  But if typical conversations with him go … Continue reading

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My 24 Hour Diet

There are 2 ways to lose the love handles.  One is not to eat this. The other is to get the 24 hour flu. I chose the flu. And just before the flu, I ate the item pictured above. I … Continue reading

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To Slaughter or To Be Slaughtered

  Me:  To Slaughter 2 Chickens and 1 Rooster:  To Be Slaughtered. I really never thought I could (would) bring myself to be the slaughterer.  The Animal Whisperer does that.  I don’t have a problem eating it, it’s just that … Continue reading

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STTTRRRREEETTTCCCHHHH!!!

Wanna come stretch some mozzarella?  We’d love to have you! –  The Goat Cheese Lady

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Rachel’s Crab Apple Pie

My friend, Rachel.  The goddess of Quicken.  Spent hours (and hours) with me to set up Quicken in my attempt to ditch receipts and bank statements and year-end hours of organizing tax junk forever.  I totally owe her. She loves … Continue reading

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As In Nature

       Lucy harkening back to her days in the African Serengeti. –  The Goat Cheese Lady

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Friday The 13th

There wasn’t a Friday the 13th in November, or October, or September this year…but almost nightly, there’s one in the milk room.  And, I’ve been trying to get a picture of it for weeks.  Mostly, I get this:   The … Continue reading

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