Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sign O The Times

I woke up early this morning to get a jump on my Christmas cookies.  This is where the spreadsheet meets the baking sheet; in order to get everything done in time to deliver treats the week of Christmas I have … Continue reading

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You Spin Me Right Round, Baby

When I told Kevin my new idea for promoting this blog; asking everyone who reaps the benefits of my ‘bake and release’ program to follow, or tweet, or facebook about the goodies they receive, he said, “Oh, like payola.” Well, … Continue reading

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B-A-N-A-N-A-S

In my old j-o-b as a Music Director at a radio station, I was an arbiter of taste. Now I’m an arbiter of taste buds. I used to sift thru all the new releases to find the best music for … Continue reading

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Work, Hike, Bake, Death

I spent last Thanksgiving at my mom’s home in the mountains outside Asheville, North Carolina with my Aunts, Uncles, cousins, sister Robin, her family and some family friends. It was a good old-fashioned country Thanksgiving complete with macaroni and cheese … Continue reading

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Black Friday

My father was Don Draper. Minus the womanizing, relocated to Chicago, Don Draper. A Creative Director at Tathum Laird and Kudner during its heyday in the ’60’s and 70’s, he handled mostly Proctor and Gamble accounts: Crest, Biz, Head & … Continue reading

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Tangerine

So much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Wonderful friends, supportive family, and a new career…coming. So far, the best suggestions for my next move have come from my sister Robin, (sideline reporter for ESPN) Mountain listener, (cooking show host) … Continue reading

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Basketball Jones

Unemployment is time-consuming. You have to clean out your old office and set up a new one on your kitchen table, fill out forms, file your claims, and answer the phone…a lot. The phone calls come in 3 categories: commiserate, … Continue reading

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