Monthly Archives: December 2012

Intolerance

After the children and adults were murdered in Connecticut, I wrote a brief post  (12/14) about banning automatic weapons. Of course, I received a comment from a gun enthusiast, who accused me of being intolerant, narrow-minded, and hypocritical, pointing out that … Continue reading

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Fifteen-Bean and Ham Soup

Okay, I’m officially full and thoroughly sick of eating. I’ve been nibbling for days, ignoring all the holiday snacks and goodies I made. Luckily, the weather took a dive and it’s cold. Great time for nutritious soup, soup that will last … Continue reading

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“Les Miserables”

After deciding against an Olive Garden dinner, we settled for theater hot dogs in order to see “Les Miserables” last night. It was totally worth it; we were extremely impressed… Director Tom Hooper achieves perfection with “Les Miserables” by having the actors singing live … Continue reading

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Holiday Happenings

Danny made me cry yesterday by surprising the heck out of me with a Southwest flight card, good for anywhere I want to fly, which for me means visiting much-missed family in California. Woohoo!! (Here is one of them, four-year-old … Continue reading

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Three Quickie Movie Reviews

We have seen three movies lately, but the holiday activities and festivities have prevented me from sharing my views of them with you. Soooo, here they are in quick time, short and not so sweet perhaps… “Hitchcock,” rather than being … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peppermint Drops

Besides baking cookies and mini breads for gift giving, I also make quick-n-easy candies. Almond bark is responsible for the latter. You can make all sorts of yummy treats for filling tins and bags. Although there is also chocolate almond … Continue reading

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Ban Automatic Weapons

Today in Connecticut 20 children and 6 adults were killed by a shooter with several automatic weapons. Weapons supported by the NRA, its powerful lobby, and the politicians in its pockets. Weapons manufactured in this country. Weapons that can now be concealed in every state. … Continue reading

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