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T-Day
November 30th, 2004 by suzy in Uncategorized 3 Comments

I’m here! Well, actually, I’m still here. I came up to the country to spend Thanksgiving with both of my sisters, my brother, and my mother, but it didn’t turn out as I expected. Mom was hospitalized two days before Thanksgiving with a platelet count of 12 (normal is around 200) and pancreatitis (infection of […]

Lingering
November 21st, 2004 by suzy in Uncategorized 3 Comments

The cold is proving to be one of those visitors that just don’t know when to leave. I’ve done the dishes, turned off the music and most of the lights, yawned obtrusively, and yet it still sits comfortably at the table, sipping yet another glass of wine and telling stories. A week of pretty much […]

Sickly
November 16th, 2004 by suzy in Calamity Suzy 8 Comments

I’m Sick Suzy. And not in a fun, pervy way, but a sneezing, coughing, drippy-nosed, whining-even-more-than-usual way. It seems especially unfair, since I just had that sinus infection last month. Last month! I know the illness season, hand in hand with the holiday season (no coincidence there), is upon us again, but even for someone […]

Food Court
November 15th, 2004 by suzy in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Seen in the food court at the airport: – A woman saying grace very earnestly (eyes closed, hands clasped, lips moving) over her tray. At first I thought, “Is fast food really worth praying over?” Then I figured it could use all the help it could get. There was something both touching and absurd about […]

Viva Las Vegas!
November 13th, 2004 by suzy in Travel 6 Comments

Vegas Suzy You never know what a Suzy* will get up to when you’re not looking! I will try not to lose all my money or marry an Elvis impersonator or become a showgirl, but I’m not promising anything! It says right on it that Vegas is fabulous, and it is. Here are some fabulous […]

November 8th, 2004 by suzy in Uncategorized 6 Comments
How Not to Entertain
November 7th, 2004 by suzy in Uncategorized 7 Comments

How Not to Entertain: 1. Spend a delightful afternoon giggling with your most fabulous friend and playing with her most fabulous dogs and drinking chocolate martinis. Have you ever had one of these good/evil concoctions? Remember those cartoons where there’s an angel on one shoulder urging the conflicted cartoon character to do the right thing […]