Monthly Archives: March 2011

My second salad this week

It has been a very disappointing day, all the more disappointing because it appeared to hold such promise. My office was out of bounds this afternoon and so I took the opportunity to plan a long lunch with a friend. … Continue reading

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Salad with Star Power

There must be a thunderstorm somewhere, for the on-demand episode of Glee kept freezing on the wide screen tv behind the bar and I am here to tell you that Kurt and Rachel, like the Duchess of York, are not people … Continue reading

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Sailing into the Sunset

We’d got the hang of the boating life by the time we joined the Western Union sunset sail at 6:30pm. Godiva had even swapped her sarong for cropped pants. On the dock and up and down Duval Street, everything was … Continue reading

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Princess Margaret and Dame Judi Dench Go Fishing

  We made the sandwiches last night, of course, and went to bed early so to be in good shape for our exertions early this morning. Fred from Austin TX and Robert from North Carolina did not follow our excellent … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day in Key West

Celebrating all that is green, white and gold in the southernmost corner of the sunshine state

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From my friend Jessica, for Japan

  The post below was written Jessica Lipnack. You can find the original here http://endlessknots.netage.com/endlessknots/2011/03/a-thousand-million-trillion-cranes.html If this inspires you to start folding, the instructions for an origami crane can be found here. http://monkey.org/~aidan/origami/crane/ A thousand million trillion cranes   We … Continue reading

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Key Images, Key West

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Hot Tin Roof and a Hot Buttery Mess.

Godiva is worried about the first Mrs Rochester, who she is sure is living out her crazy old age in our attic. We are staying in Poorhouse Lane, a small row of conch houses built for tobacco factory workers in … Continue reading

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Adventures with Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva (yes, she’s from the English Midlands) is making me walk miles every day. She started power walking last year and lost 50 pounds. She is now slimmer than a sixteen year old and every bit as spunky. She … Continue reading

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Careless with the Truth

The Blarney Blog has fallen into disrepute. Children have been forbidden to quote from it in school assignments. Prosecutors pooh pooh it when it is cited in expert testimony. Newspaper ombudsmen have to apologize to their readers when they have treated … Continue reading

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