Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dieting: No Fun Goes Unpunished

Over the past several years, between too much indulging and an absolute refusal to get on the scale, the dreaded “Middle Age Spread” has finally caught up to me. I’ve either been buying progressively bigger clothes, or garments made of … Continue reading

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The Joanie Chronicles: Darwin

I’ve chosen to address the Darwin phenomenon first in my Joanie Chronicles series, because it is impossible to really appreciate the true Joanie experience, without understanding Darwin.  The little dog’s adventures are somewhat of a metaphor for Joanie’s obstacle-strewn path … Continue reading

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Kleptomania on the Wild Side

Those of you following my summer adventures in gardening already know that my “crops” were a disaster.  But there was one exception—my tomatoes. We planted four plants in whiskey barrels on the patio and deck.  Three were regular-sized and we … Continue reading

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The Great Deception

Sorry this post is a little late this week.  I spent the weekend with Lisa helping out with the new baby, while her husband traveled on business for a few days. After a few sleepless nights with a newborn I … Continue reading

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