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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Category Archives: Christmas
I’m still out here, despite a pathetic year of blogging–– wherein I’ve abandoned my own love of this space, and worse, missed out on so many posts from bloggers I truly admire and respect. Trust me, I think of it … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
Posted in Blog, Blogging, Christmas, Daily Observations, Food, Hanukkah, Humor, Israel, Life, Mothers, Musings, Parenting, Summer, Tales From the Motherland, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, Blog hop, Dysfunction, Eating, Family memories, Food, Long posts, Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, Summer food, Tales from the Motherland, Travel and food 22 Comments
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Beauty, Blog, Christmas, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Life, Music, Musings, Parenting, Writing Tagged Christmas, death of a parent, family, Holidays, Leftovers, Melancholy, Memories, Tales from the Motherland 21 Comments
Moo, Baa, Fa-La-La!
In the spirit of the season and to support a good cause, this is a Fundraising Post for Heifer International. Nathan Bransford is an author whose blog I follow closely. He’s done a fundraiser for Heifer International, on his own blog … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Blogging, Christmas, Holidays, how blogs work, Musings, My world, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged blogging, Christmas, donations, Fundraising, Giving, Heifer International, Nathan Bransford, Tales from the Motherland 68 Comments