The Week: December 22, 2012

22nd Dec, 2012

It is three days until Christmas. CHRISTMAS. There is just over a week left in 2012. This has taken me somewhat by suprise (fear not: I am dealing with it…

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24 Tips for Visiting an Italian Family

19th Dec, 2012

Sometimes, I take for granted how much my husband puts up with. – Indeed, that might be the understatement of the year. If my beloved is reading this, he’s probably…

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Skinflint Pizza, Dublin, Ireland

18th Dec, 2012

– I’d never heard the term “skinflint” before visiting Dublin. Truth be told, it sounds rather dirty. Like, “Did you hear about Janine? She caught skinflint while riding on the…

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Rounding a Corner in Dublin …

17th Dec, 2012

Walking down a crowded street on a rainy night in Dublin, we heard the distinct sounds of people watching an outdoor movie. I can’t specifically say what the noises were…

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Crackbird Restaurant, Dublin, Ireland

– I walked into Crackbird with a bit of trepidation. It’s an immensely popular restaurant in Dublin, and they specialize in fried chicken – as well as grilled and roasted…

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The Week: December 14, 2012

14th Dec, 2012

I HAVE HOLIDAY SHOPPING TO DO. Please excuse me while I go freak out. Christmas is in 11 days. Hanukkah is basically over. To everyone in my life: let’s just…

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WTF Weds: The Urban Outfitters Holiday...

12th Dec, 2012

  – Apparently a lot of folks are currently outraged at Urban Outfitters for their most recent catalog, which is full of expletive-filled products. The hub-bub seems a bit unfounded.…

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Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

10th Dec, 2012

– Are you tired of hearing about Ireland? Truth be told, I thought I’d be done by now. But damn, a lot happened in Ireland. (I realize I could be…

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The Week: December 7th, 2012

7th Dec, 2012

I started typing the title to this post and thought, “No, it can’t be December already. It’s like, mid-October, at the latest.” Sigh. For the record, I also think it’s…

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