Monthly Archives: December 2008

Chintzy, part II

This is some chintz-patterened paper. Ugly! You might remember I asked for input on chintzy – if you knew what it meant, and if you considered it a Yorkism. I asked that because a certain coworker of mine had never … Continue reading

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A chintzy post

It really is going to be a chintzy post. Here’s the question: Do you know what chintzy means? And is it a Yorkism? (Again, take Yorkism to mean something that is said a lot here and not necessarily said commonly … Continue reading

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Have a go at this one

I thought we were due for a couple of “light” posts… since I’m sure we all “ate heavy” over the holidays, right? This one comes from faithful reader Jo. She’d mentioned in before, but in her response to my discout … Continue reading

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The final Christmas tree

On Sunday, we put up the last of our Christmas trees – the one for my daughter’s room. Despite a setback in which we found out that last year’s lights wouldn’t light (and a run by Hubby to CVS to … Continue reading

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Christmas fun with the girl

Last Friday, my daughter Sarah’s school had a big event where all the third-graders got to make and decorate a “gingerbread” (OK, graham cracker) house. I went to help her, and we had a lot of fun. She really gets … Continue reading

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