I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


Feeding the homeless on Thanksgiving made us very happy

November 26, 2009

My daughter and I spent Thanksgiving at the Bowery Mission, feeding the homeless. It was hard, inspiring work that got us beyond our comfort zone.

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Being single during Christmas takes…practice

November 26, 2009

It's hard to be single during the holidays. I have a tough time this Christmas. But somehow I survived and learned a few things about myself.

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Made a new bed quilt. Don’t touch it, dude.

November 24, 2009

I've always enjoyed quilting but this one was extra special. Made a beautiful comforter for my single woman bed. Happy to snuggle alone in it.

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I learned a new word today: Diwali!

November 8, 2009

Went to my first Diwali party, in celebration of the Hindu festival of lights. Lots of fun. Sree Sreenivasan and his wife Roopa make great hosts.

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A really good beauty mask that’s cheap, quick & easy

October 31, 2009

I love Queen Helene facial masks. They costs less than five bucks a tube and last forever. Easy to use and fast too. When my marriage and bank account went bust, the Queen kept me looking good.

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Writing skills: My pet grammar peeve is “it” vs. “they”

October 24, 2009

My pet grammar peeve is worth reading. If you get this straight, you'll instantly look smarter and more educated. It's about "it" vs. "they."

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Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Chinatown!

October 18, 2009

Buddha Bodai is a Chinatown outpost for the popular Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Flushing, Queens. The food here is cut above the norm. Worth trying!

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