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Manners, Manners Everywhere…

Hiatus took me by surprise. Just kind of stopped writing and a day turned to another and another. And then I was a little lost. COVID has taken its toll in the house of Duchess. Skittish Tabby and I eat a lot of bad food, absorb way to many murder mysteries and see far too… Continue reading Manners, Manners Everywhere…

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Holiday Happy…Tea

The annual Yaya white elephant features gifts so extraordinaire we can't decide what to steal. We get over it and take home what we like best. Oh--need a Yaya primer? The Yayas are a group of badass chicks--much like the ones in the book. This year our greatest gift was a surprise visit from our… Continue reading Holiday Happy…Tea

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Sleep When I’m Dead…

Sleep is the enemy. I would love to be one of those people who says, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." But I get tired. Not tired enough to sleep but tired nonetheless. Night presents itself thusly: In a chair, in front of a computer, vacuuming (a favorite of OCDs who love the lines in the… Continue reading Sleep When I’m Dead…