Monthly Archives: December 2009

Relative Values–A Seniors’ Guide to Social Networking

The Crone is pleased and proud to note that her father, aged 82, now has his own Facebook page. This does not make him the world’s oldest social networker but must surely have him on the substitute benches. Naturally, being reserved and … Continue reading

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Not the spirit of Christmas

Since the Crone’s reports of suspected criminal activity from two of her three wise men, more alarming news of Christmas wrong-doing. Read a full report of reindeer bullying here, courtesy of one of the Blarney Crone’s blogging buddies.

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A Sledgehammer to crack a nut

The Crone is tonight watching the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins–Gretel’s choice of viewing, for despite her DC heritage she is an ardent Cowboys fan. The Crone is eating nuts and is pondering the expression ” A sledgehammer to crack a … Continue reading

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Could Dr Oz have got it wrong?

A snow day and the holidays have given the Crone a chance to reunite with her one true love–daytime television. Sitting knitting yesterday in front of Dr Oz, the Crone was intrigued to hear that people who DON’T have a … Continue reading

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Two of our Magi are Missing…

There has been a Christmas crime wave in Itchy Ankle. As previously reported, the Crone’s Christmas Fairy was badly roughed up, and the star from the top of the Christmas tree is unaccountably missing. It turns out that other homes … Continue reading

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“It feels like being basted”

The snow that swathed America’s east coast this weekend prevented the Crone from getting to Itchy Ankle. Hansel however, made it, transported there before the first flakes fell on Friday night by his girlfriend who the Crone has yet to meet. … Continue reading

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Bewitched, bothered and beribboned

The Crone is reflecting on what she has learned in nearly a year in her new job. At Transparency Towers, her role is to help non-executive directors on Fortune 1000 boards better understand their responsibilities as corporate board members. Most … Continue reading

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A differently abled Christmas

The Crone’s Christmas decorations seem to to have settled some old scores while locked up in the shed January to December. There are signs of serious scrapping, resulting in the kind of injuries more usually spotted on battlefields than in … Continue reading

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Washington as Winter Wonderland

Thanks Crone Fans all, for the messages requesting Yuletide updates. The Crone has no excuse not to blog today as plainly she is going nowhere.  The snow began as the Crone’s office party ended at around 10pm on Friday night … Continue reading

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