Category Archives: Baltimore

Fall, Festivities and Freakitude

In my neck of the woods, there are cool crisp breezes in the air. Going out at night means wearing a sweatshirt or a jacket. The weather is perfect for sitting by campfires with glasses of wine and long weekend hikes. … Continue reading

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10 Random Things About Me

My good friend and Life List Club founder Marcia Richards tagged me a few days ago for the “10 Random Things About Me” challenge. I’ve been offline for a few days – mostly just hanging out enjoying the long weekend … Continue reading

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Irene Over-Hyped? My Butt.

  I’m an admitted Accuweather junkie. In college, I took weather and climate classes to squeak in that science requirement I needed to graduate, and loved them. I just find the whole forecasting thing fascinating. That means I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Weaselin’ My Way Through A Hurricane

If you blog-reader types are anything like my people, you are completely and totally sick of talking heads telling you about the wild ride that was Hurricane Irene. You probably especially feel that way if she stopped by your neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Quakin’

Yesterday afternoon, I was sitting in a little local Chinese restaurant having lunch. I was enjoying the last of my hunan shrimp and the company of some coworkers and friends. This place is one of our favorite work lunchtime getaways. We … Continue reading

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A Five-Dolla Birthday

So, it is Sunday afternoon, and I am supposed to be heading off to a little get-together  at my bosses house. Instead, I sit here watching the rain play stop-and-start in an unpredictable little game. I won’t be lunching with … Continue reading

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Good-bye Lockout, Hello Football!

Whew, that’s a relief. With the NFL lockouts over and football now a sure thing, Lee and I won’t have to find something new to fight about to keep the spark in our relationship. Like many, I never really doubted … Continue reading

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