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“I Know She Doesn’t-a-Like-a the………….”

(OK, this one’s PG…but not really) Ironically, Italian was the one style of cooking my Irish/English mother did well. As kids, we used to thrill at the prospect of her spaghetti and meatballs dinner. In the intervening hours between her … Continue reading

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“Salmonella…Citronella…OMG, I’ve Turned into My Mother”

Recently, I went into Benny’s on a mission. I needed to get candles, the ones that ward off mosquitoes, since I don’t have one of those gizmos that zap them in mid-flight. I called out, to a group of sales … Continue reading

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