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    supporting those who serve

    Saturday, December 30th, 2006 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | 2 Comments »

    Just like I adore the passionate ranting and raving of Rex Murphy, I often enjoy watching Rick Mercer at work. He's a hilarious comedian who can be forgiven his ... Read more..

    Thursday Thirteen – Christmas Goodies

    Thursday, December 28th, 2006 Posted in Popularity Contests | 30 Comments »

    Welcome to the 11th edition of the screaming pages Thursday Thirteen. Back in November, I posted a Christmas Wish List because the hubby was complaining that he didn't get hints. ... Read more..

    Day 18 Read-a-ton: Update

    Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 Posted in Reading Begets Enlightenment | 5 Comments »

    I've just finished Lauren Weisberger's The Devil Wears Prada and enjoyed every minute of it. Well written chic lit can quickly evolve into a great guilty pleasure. The only mistake ... Read more..

    tsunami headed for Philippines

    Tuesday, December 26th, 2006 Posted in Friends & Family | 1 Comment »

    I hope and pray that all of my new friends in Manila, and those whom I've never met, remain safe. A powerful quake struck off southwestern Taiwan on Tuesday, triggering a ... Read more..

    Day 16 Read-a-ton: Update

    Monday, December 25th, 2006 Posted in Reading Begets Enlightenment | 2 Comments »

    Anyone who is actually paying attention to what I'm posting about reading will have to have been scratching their heads yesterday when I posted that I had completed seven books. ... Read more..

    the stockings were hung

    Sunday, December 24th, 2006 Posted in Friends & Family | No Comments »

    This Christmas is our first without dad. The role of family peace maker or go between has fallen to my husband in dad's absence. Mom arrived earlier in the week and, ... Read more..

    Day 15 Read-a-ton: Update

    Sunday, December 24th, 2006 Posted in Reading Begets Enlightenment | No Comments »

    *whew* Finally I can put away Grisham's A Time to Kill. I finished it off a few days ago, but haven't had time to update my blog with ... Read more..

    Friday’s Feast: 123

    Friday, December 22nd, 2006 Posted in Popularity Contests | 10 Comments »

    Feast One Hundred & Twenty ThreeAppetizer: What is one of your Christmas traditions? The hubby and I buy a new Christmas ornament for the tree each year that we've been together. ... Read more..

    Thursday Thirteen – Travel Planning

    Thursday, December 21st, 2006 Posted in Popularity Contests | 15 Comments »

    Welcome to the 10th edition of the screaming pages Thursday Thirteen. I'm one step closer to getting to India and the Philippines today. This week's Thursday Thirteen is a list ... Read more..

    Off to see the wizard

    Wednesday, December 20th, 2006 Posted in Where No Flan Has Gone Before | 1 Comment »

    There's a good chance I'll be travelling to India and the Philippines again in the new year and I'm currently running through the pre-trip preparation hoops - travel visa applications, ... Read more..