Category Archives: Christmas

My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad December Left Me Speechless… Literally.

Warning: this will be a long post. No doubt about it. I haven’t even written it yet, but I now this much is true. Long. It’s been an ordeal, and so many questions and requests for updates, writing it down … Continue reading

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When The Merry Isn’t In Your Christmas

Today, I’m asking you to go somewhere else, to read Tales From the Motherland. This is my first original Huffington Post piece– the first time I didn’t write it here first, and repost it there! So, please head over to … Continue reading

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An Oldie: Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!

Tales from the Motherland Straight up with a twist Skip to content ← The Middle… Have to Laugh or I’d Cry… Oh, Right! I’m Crying Too. The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly → Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho! Posted … Continue reading

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Bucket List Dreams Come True, Another Face to Face Blogger Encounter: NYC a Twofer

Note: It took me all week to get around to writing this post, because my week was bat ass crazy! Not a minute to really write or reflect. So, I’ve spared nothing here. No part 1 and 2, as would … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The New Black Friday

Thanksgiving, in my mind it has always been one of the truly sacred days when virtually everything is closed and folks visit with family, chill, and eat un-Godly great food that can kill you. Arteries clog, gallbladder give out (mine … Continue reading

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If You Love Me, You Will Feed Me… And Other Dysfunctional Notes.

This is another contribution to the wonderful Blog Hop, hosted by Emily and Kelly. Each week they post a prompt, for the ongoing theme of “Remember the time when we…”. This weeks prompt is food: a memory, a recipe, a … Continue reading

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The Middle: Leftovers

This Christmas I realized something… there are a lot of leftover feelings and memories that cloud the holidays for me. Melancholy falls on me as Christmas approaches and shift my experience, as hard as I try to surround myself with … Continue reading

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