Monthly Archives: December 2011

wherein i reveal i am kind of a reactionary

We are in the States this week. As time goes by the culture shock of coming back here gets worse, not with my family, but with everything else: the world outside my parents’ front door. Even though I pretty much … Continue reading

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life in the present

Our holiday party was a success! We invited a few families over and the children ran around like wild animals while the grown-ups and the babies crowded around the Christmas cookies and mulled wine. I also made a pumpkin pie … Continue reading

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goings on

The annual Christmas market at my kids’ school is in full swing and I am co-coordinator. We set everything up on Friday and today was the first day we opened. Big success! I am very pleased. This year I stitched … Continue reading

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He is a mischievous little boy, but so very happy. For his birthday, he had Italian cakes and juice and three little candles at school with his teacher and classmates, then another party at home with six and me, his … Continue reading

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