Monthly Archives: June 2012

Flag Day – My Little Mailbox Flag

Good morning my friends. I don’t know what today holds for me so I’m hitting you with this early in the day. Well, late in the day for me but that’s beside the point. This is in answer to a … Continue reading

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Jill Zarin

I never thought that I’d write a post about Jill Zarin.  I figured that, since she was no longer a Bravo Housewife,  she would return to her real life and enjoy the things she had without the spotlight.  It looks … Continue reading

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The Real Housewives of New York City – Say What You Mean, Just Don’t Say It Mean

Poor Sonja got hit by Hurricane Irene and then a poor contractor got hit by Hurricane Sonja.  Her townhouse is leaking like a sieve, there is water damage everywhere, and Sonja is seductively adjusting her skinny jeans and demonstrating how … Continue reading

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The Fly On The Wall

“The DiFalcos were cheap wine, cigarettes, loud laughter. My mother’s family, on the other hand, was quiet and resolute.”  This is how Carole DiFalco Radziwill described her family background in her memoir, “What Remains”.   Much has been made about … Continue reading

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Saturday Special – It’s A Man’s World III

Good Saturday friends. I’m back with another installment of the Saturday Special. In past weeks I’ve been telling you about my mother who was for over 30 years, a building contractor. I gave you the epilog to this story this … Continue reading

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I Missed It.

Good Thursday everyone. The week is almost over as we head for TGIF and of course The Saturday Special 😀 I wanted to take a minute that I meant to take yesterday in noting a part of our history in … Continue reading

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Dark and Lite – sort of a pre epilog.

Many of you have been enjoying my family stories. This one isn’t really posted for enjoyment but I hope someone can get something from it. I’m not even sure this is appropriate. As you may or may not know, both … Continue reading

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Special Victims and Bureaucratic Backlogs

It’s nearly impossible to find reliable statistics regarding sexual assaults in the United States.  The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report places the number at around 98,000 per year.    The UCR is a compilation of statistics, provided by State and local law … Continue reading

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Saturday Special – We’re Gonna Build A House

Good Saturday friends. The last couple weeks I’ve been sharing with you, stories of how Mom became a builder. I’m going to take a little, still related, detour from that today. Yesterday during a discussion elsewhere on the internet that … Continue reading

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