Monthly Archives: March 2009

U.N.Pleasant

Great news. Barter on the Bay has a new hardware store. The Crone stopped by this morning to be met by cheerful, t-shirted staff eager to point her to the Rid-X or load her up with sharp sand. The contrast … Continue reading

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The Blarney Crock

The Crone apologizes for the slowdown in service. She  is under the doctor with her chest (as they say in Belfast) and too bronchially challenged to blog.  Back as soon as the hacking stops–expect (don’t expectorate) great things…

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St Patrick’s Day Recipes–with thanks to an Irish Aunt.

Far and away the most popular posting on this blog is Auntie Dot’s Wheaten Bread Recipe, leading the Crone to presume that either her Aunt has a fanbase of millions, or that there is an unassuaged world appetite for Irish … Continue reading

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The Birthday Dress

The Crone is feeling spectacularly fortunate. At a time when things are very tough for a lot of people, she has a new job she likes; her friends and family are all doing well; her home is in good shape; and … Continue reading

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