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Same dragon, different day.

An old friend found me on Facebook and got in touch recently. It’s been many, many years since we’ve talked; I’ve thought of J frequently and wished fervently we hadn’t lost contact with one another. Needless to say, I was totally delighted to hear from her. What a lovely gift for the new year! We …

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That’s what the “Severe Weather Alert” for my part of the world says is coming. The first one, a wee stormette, is supposed to breeze through tomorrow, but isn’t expected to drop much rain. But then, on Sunday, a big one moves over us … and then another on Monday, and then Tuesday, and on …

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… was a bowlful – about a cup – of pre-cooked quinoa, bulgur wheat and steel-cut Irish oatmeal, nuked until steamy. Mr Wren, the dear, likes to mix things up. He also has no sense of proportion, so we have a huge container full of cooked grain cereal in the fridge that needs to be …

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The truth from my bathroom scale tonight. Nine pounds. Sigh. Yes, nine pounds is better than ten pounds, or Oh. My. God twenty pounds. Where did those heavy-bottomed nine pounds come from? I’ll tell you. They started on Thanksgiving, when I made many, many delicious things with real butter and real cream, because foods taste …

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