Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Downton Abbey Viewing Party: Significant Others Not Allowed

I have a guilty pleasure – I like to read crappy romance novels.  You know, the ones with the strong heroines and happy endings.  So it is really not surprising that I am a fan of Downton Abbey. It is … Continue reading

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A Similar Ice Castle Experience

It’s probably time to stop complaining about the weather.  I think by now you all understand that it is cold.  And it’s not likely to improve quickly.  Which is bad for firefighters because that fire that I reported yesterday had … Continue reading

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25 Degrees Below

It’s cold.  It’s really cold.  Monday night’s windchill was -25 degrees.  Last night’s was -10.   The trusted weatherman said it would only take 30 minutes for exposed skin to develop frostbite.  But I decided stay inside all day Monday on … Continue reading

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I Suppose it Had to Get Cold Eventually

I live in the upper Midwest.  And one of the things that you can depend on to happen every year is sub-zero temperatures.   To those in the southern sections of this country, a sub-zero temperature is a little like Santa … Continue reading

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I’m Not #1 on My Mom’s List of Preferred Care Givers

My sister wasn’t feeling well and my mom was concerned.  Although, thinking about it, concerned might be too mild a term.   Perhaps, “OMG, my daughter is dying,” would be a better description.   Because, you know, it is a completely … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Attending Another National Championship Game

I know that sounds like a big claim.  And the way the current ND coaching problems are going, this will probably not be a problem (i.e. Coach Kelly interviewed with the Eagles the DAY AFTER the big game.  This fact has already … Continue reading

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The Disappointment

So, the Notre Dame football season ended with a … well, I’m not even really sure what to call it.  Whatever it was, I’m pretty sure it wasn’t actually a football game.  Even our band lost the battle of the … Continue reading

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