Monthly Archives: April 2010

Beauty on the walk to work: Washington DC

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The Crone lives right at the heart of the Nation’s Capital and so never has to tangle with beltway traffic. Instead, she walks to work and it takes just 20 minutes. Some days she feels more positive about both the … Continue reading

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A brand new look–and a brand new jersey

Dear Doris, Apologies for the sustained silence but, if you’ve been following my public posts you’ll know it has been all go at this end, as Bottom would doubtless have remarked to Oberon if the Blarney Crone and not the … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness–Tunneling for the American Dream

The Crone did not know any of the miners lost in the explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia but still finds it hard to believe that they went to work every day believing that real security and … Continue reading

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The best thing about an office–the office supplies

Thursday was “Bring A Child To Work” day and Gretel agreed to spend the day at Transparency Towers. She did this because she knows I like bragging on her and showing her off. She is a pleaser at heart.  “I’m … Continue reading

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Hansel and His Homie Successfully Build A Shed

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Excitement Itchy Ankle Style

So the Crone arrived back in Itchy Ankle expecting seven kinds of sympathy for her bedroom incident involving men in uniforms and heavy weaponry. No such luck. Instead she was met with a barrage of abuse for daring to suggest … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Recent dramatic events in Washington DC remind the Crone that it is always best to have a record of one’s belongings to share with the forces of law and order, should a break-in occur. To this end (and to show off … Continue reading

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Igneous activity abroad, armed police action at home–meanwhile in Itchy Ankle there’s still time to vacuum the cat.

It has been a funny old week in the nation’s capital, Itchy Ankle and everywhere downwind of Iceland. Let’s start with events in Washington DC: Please don’t be alarmed to learn that last Sunday night the Crone woke up to … Continue reading

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