Monthly Archives: November 2008

For Thanksgiving, humble pie

The Crone remembers a time when Tony Blair was popular. It was early summer 1997 and the then UK premier was newly elected and selecting his cabinet. A friend of the Crone’s, someone then about the age the Crone is now, … Continue reading

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Engage with Grace–the one slide project

The Blarney Crone is very excited to be part of a ‘blog rally’–suitable social commitment, with no need to bundle up and go for a walk. The Crone is indebted to her crony Jessica Lipnack of  endlessknots.typepad.com for the introduction … Continue reading

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Crone ISO Curmudgeon Part 2

The crone is the first to admit that she is not exactly love’s young dream, or even middle-aged marriage material. Suitors prepared to overlook her snaggle teeth, crusty feet (too many years in hobble boots) and the undulating landmass in … Continue reading

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Crone ISO Curmudgeon

Yes, it’s true. The Crone has decided to make the move from mouldering to smouldering, and plans to add a little sex to her hex. The prompt for the old girl’s fancy this fall?  Well, in every ditch close to the witch, … Continue reading

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Who would sing at your inauguration?

The Crone would have to go for Christy Moore, Jennifer Hudson, and, for old time’s sake, Donny Osmond. She highly recommends Ms Hudson to President-elect Obama, particularly if paired with someone surprising like Willie Nelson. Now, who would you have … Continue reading

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Only connect

The Crone is not sure whether it is coincidence or cognizance but she has noticed how often it is people in similar straits can somehow sniff each other out, popping up to prove that not even the most hermetical of hags is … Continue reading

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Obamarama

Millions of words have been written about the election results last Tuesday, and millions more will be written about the Obama administration,  but the Crone, now she has recovered from feeling grumpy and left out because she doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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Witch in social whirl

Halloween is a big time of year for the Blarney Crone and so she has been a little behind with her blogging. Last week’s yard sale find included a huge box of Stangl Orchard Song (1962-1978) china, just right for … Continue reading

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