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The Christmas Cow & Year In Review

16th December 2018

Last week, Isla and I went to pick out our Christmas tree and sat in the car while my Dad played Clark Griswold and he and Anne fought over knots tying their tree and our tree to the roof. Over this one, over here, clap your hands, make a wish. Apparently, it is a military exercise, and it does have to be that complicated. I insisted on a fat tree, which I got. But it might be too big for…

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Tipsy At The Toy Store

2nd December 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you it’s been a minute since I last posted, and I’d thank you for thinking it’s because I finished my NaNo novel. I did not. Again. Congratulations to everyone who got winner badges and I’ll just be over here reminding the rest of us that novels aren’t just for November. If we were having coffee I’d say that in an effort to actually break a bad habit, my Christmas shopping is half done.…

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The Thanksgiving Chicken

22nd November 2018

I’ve been in Scotland 25 years, but I’m American. I don’t really fly my American flag, I’d say I’m from New York first. Except when I’m in Edinburgh, then I say I’m from ‘up North’ and everyone gets confused. Because then I look at my daughter, and decide that I might actually be from Edinburgh, because that’s where she was born, and that’s where I became a mother. Did I mention I was actually born in Dallas? The Texas one,…

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Talking To Strangers About Penguins

3rd October 2018

I’ve been waiting to post this post to replace that scary cat puzzle. It’s still in my house, by the way. But at least it’s no longer the first thing you see when you visit my blog. It was funny at the time, but moving on. Have I mentioned my house is a mess? Someone hid my grabber and true story, I can’t pick stuff up off the floor with without my Inspector Gadget gadget. Also, Isla’s been sick and…

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