Tag Archives: Leigh-Anne

January 21, 2013: New Beginnings

Welcome back, Leigh-Anne. We’ve missed you and I’ve done a spotty job of holding the fort during your hiatus. I need to respond to your Sweet Tooth critique, but I can’t quite muster the energy to actually finish the book. … Continue reading

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May 10, 2012: The Perfect Beach Read

In a very happy turn of events, I’m headed off for a long weekend on the beach… without my kids. Don’t get me wrong, I’m crazy about my kids and I love travelling with them, but it’s nice to have … Continue reading

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October 27, 2011: Common Ground?

PAGES READ SINCE October 19: 255 YEAR TO DATE: 9,159 CURRENTLY READING: A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 25 -5,851 PAGES I … Continue reading

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Girding for the noirceur

Last night was the last and final Massey Lecture (Happy 50th) at Koerner Hall. So much wood in there, I was in heaven. The lecturer was Adam Gopnik (author of the lovely Paris to the Moon) and his topic: Winter. … Continue reading

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Stripes, of course are ok. A new love.

I like simple. My favorite outfits are basic. A black dress with red shoes. A camel coat with brown boots. Detest beading, anything feathery and/or patterned. Stripes, of course are ok. And the occasional sequin. For the house, I like … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore: Delayed Reaction

As I’ve been learning over the past nine months, despite being great friends, Leigh-Anne and I differ in some fairly profound ways. Jersey Shore is one of those ways. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not above watching crappy television … Continue reading

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Not to mention the paperwork, I like number 5.

This past July, I was sweaty. In 2008, my air-conditioner was disconnected during a renovation and so I stayed sweaty the whole month. My kids were sweaty too. Why no hook up you ask? Firstly, getting the a/c going would … Continue reading

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