My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for December, 2011

RoastedTukey

Holiday Travelin’ Blues

Penn Station was a zoo, as it always is pre-Thanksgiving, but I was looking forward to what I thought would be a peaceful, zone-out, clickety-clack, two-and-a-half hour train ride to Old Saybrook. Sadly, the “quiet car” was full, bursting with silent people. In the rest of the train, large families trolled for …

Not. Traditional. Christmas.

While I am baking ugly but delicious Christmas cookies, wrapping a cat calendar for my feline-obsessed brother, wondering why none of my seven pairs of black shoes seems to work with my Christmas party frock, wishing I had some peppermint bark, debating whether to send a holiday card to the ex-friend who …

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Memo To Cain: Seek Forgiveness

I get it now. I was wondering why everyone is so disgusted by Herman Cain’s infidelity but not by Newt’s. I mean, yeah, Newt’s transgressions go back a few years, but does that make them less bad? Do the skeletons in the closet get a hall pass after a certain amount of …