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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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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
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
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things… 2nd Annual
Note: Some knee surgery and plenty of November/December distractions have made writing a bit more challenging than usual. I’ve fallen behind. This week, I’m combining my Monday post and The Middle into one post. Also, for several hours I’ve been … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christmas, Hanukkah, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Musings, My world, Tales From the Motherland, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Books, Christmas, Favorite foods, Favorite things, Gift giving, Hanukkah, Holidays, Tales from the Motherland, Townsend Bay Soap, Trader Joe's 11 Comments
Tis The Season… Give.
In high school, I read the quote “To those whom much is given, much is expected.” It is most often ascribed to John F. Kennedy, but is borrowed from Luke 12:48 (“For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall … Continue reading
The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly
For new readers: This year we took in two foreign exchange students, known here as China (16, boy) and Denmark (16, girl), making our home the U.N. for ten months. Our youngest son, Little Man (15), represents the U.S. Our … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christmas, Daily Observations, Hanukkah, High School, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N., Women's issues Tagged Canada, Chile, Christmas, Christmas/Hanukkah, college students, Denmark, Hanukkah, Holidays, Humor, Israel, Musings, parenting humor, school break, Teens, U.N., United Nations 9 Comments