Tag Archives: Christmas shopping

And The Stockings Were Hung By The Chimney With Care

Well, not exactly the chimney since the size of them would have made it collapse. Still thinking about my mother. When I was little, she never stuffed a traditional stocking.  It was always a receptacle of some kind: a wastepaper … Continue reading

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Santa’s Little Vixen

Remember when I wrote, no one in New York was Christmas shopping?  That’s because everyone was at Bloomingdales. Who knew? Twice a year I go there to buy my Laura Mercier concealer that has risen to the price of gold.  … Continue reading

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The Healing Power Of Animals

I’m sad. Why? I’m not quite sure, though I could list a few possibilities. I’m coming off medication again so my body is a little under siege. How little? As if it’s being hurled out of a twelve-story window. Though … Continue reading

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I Saw Mommy Kicking Santa Claus

It all started when I needed a gift for an 8 year old girl. I decided the best place to go would be the Mecca of Toy Stores, FAO Schwarz. When I got there the place was packed with parents … Continue reading

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Gifts of Christmas Past

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten some strange presents over the years. I once got a waterpik from a guy I was dating. Was it his way of telling me I had spinach between my teeth? And let’s … Continue reading

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