Monthly Archives: March 2013

Photos of the week–Itchy Ankle, MD

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The Full Irish Breakfast–Itchy Ankle Style

The world has been swimming in front of my eyes since St Patrick’s day. There are those who will blame my Black Velvet cocktails (Guinness, Pro Secco, and just a suspicion of  Gin)  but I attribute my seasickness to a … Continue reading

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Tarka the Topcoat

It started when I tried on a mink coat at a yard sale, just to see what it would feel like. Even, perhaps especially, on the inside it felt great. Silk lining and oh so heavy and warm. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Taking the rise out of Easter

Two things strike me as odd about this sign outside a church in Itchy Ankle. First, and most importantly, aren’t the Methodists meant to be shouting about something rather more meaningful than candy as Easter approaches? Second, is the use … Continue reading

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Worth something?

The Hottie stopped by at the weekend. It did not take her long to spot a Valentine card sent by an admirer which, one month after the big day, was still surfing the stuff on a kitchen counter. She picked … Continue reading

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