Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Final Results of How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part IV

Our garage sale Saturday wasn’t my first time to the rodeo, but there’s always room for a new trick. Two hours before we officially opened, a woman with bright yellow uncombed hair spilling over her Harry Potter glasses appeared and … Continue reading

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How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part III

With two days left before our garage sale, my husband and I were tripping over boxes of cookbooks and the collection of sun faces I’d decided to purge.  The man who wanted me to get rid of anything and everything balked … Continue reading

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Peter Walsh Design by Peter Walsh, plus… How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part II.

Look at me; combining two articles in one. Efficient or crazy?  When you’re looking down the home stretch at a garage sale on Saturday, and you’re still at first base on Wednesday, I call it efficient.  When you’re up at 4 … Continue reading

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How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part I.

Before I was married, my annual garage sale was a social event.   On Friday night, I’d invite friends, relatives, and neighbors to a preview party, supply a ten foot sub-sandwich and libations, award door prizes (one year it was my … Continue reading

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What’s In A Dream? or… Watch Out Dennis Quaid.

I always thought this painting—The Scream—was a Van Gogh. I was wrong. It’s Edvard Munch; but guess what? His work was strongly influenced by Van Gogh (yes, I did a little research).  When I woke up this morning, the image … Continue reading

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Chef Chloe by Chloe Coscarelli

Lately I think about food a lot. Maybe it’s because I joined Weight Watchers and am recording everything from a carrot stick to figuring out how many points garlic naan is worth at my favorite Indian restaurant.

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Tuesday

My husband can smell wind in the air two days away.  He can tell you if it’s a northerly or southerly route and how many mph it will be.  He can tell you hour by hour the exact time it … Continue reading

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