Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Too pie-eyed to spot the alien?

Baby Bobby’s parents have an interfaith marriage: his mom worships at the shrine of the Pilsbury Dough Boy and his dad is a follower of recipes that involve sieving, combining and rolling out–true PIEty. At Thanksgiving, they have very different … Continue reading

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Flagging enthusiasm, Taxidermy and the Turkey dinner

At Thanksgiving, and other holidays that center on family and feasting, it is important to have a hobby. Although I am spending the holiday with people to whom I am not related, I felt it wise to develop an interest … Continue reading

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Ten Years To Remember

The papers and tv channels are full of retrospectives of the first 10 years of the century–the noughties. Those who care for the official record can check out the decade in three minutes here but the Crone offers her own stand-out … Continue reading

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Deer Jerky and Our Lady in A Looking Glass

Should the Virgin Mary ever appear in a mirror near you, the Crone implores you to put the details on the internet, pronto. This will not only help bloggers eager to write about your shiny shrine but will also allow you to … Continue reading

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For Thanksgiving, humble pie

The Crone remembers a time when Tony Blair was popular. It was early summer 1997 and the then UK premier was newly elected and selecting his cabinet. A friend of the Crone’s, someone then about the age the Crone is now, … Continue reading

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Engage with Grace–the one slide project

The Blarney Crone is very excited to be part of a ‘blog rally’–suitable social commitment, with no need to bundle up and go for a walk. The Crone is indebted to her crony Jessica Lipnack of  endlessknots.typepad.com for the introduction … Continue reading

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