Monthly Archives: November 2012

22, and I Don’t Think There’s a Catch

Oh, feeling so much better over here. Now that every fiber of my being is not focused on keeping my knee from self-destructing, I have actually exhaled.  And then I took some deep breaths, and exhaled again.  I have been … Continue reading

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Cleared for Takeoff

Oh, fabulous news.  The nice doctor has let me off with a sentence of two months of physical therapy, plus time served. I have not torn up my knee again, nor do I need surgery, nor do I suddenly owe … Continue reading

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Upright, But Only Just

I have just returned from a courageous expedition to Trader Joe’s.  During this expedition for bananas and roasted red pepper tomato soup, I have ascertained that Trader Joe’s is the most terrifying place in Raleigh to be, if your balance … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance

It’s been an action-packed few days here at Carolina Gypsy. I’ve had an unexpected week off of work, during which I accomplished the following: I watched 22 episodes of Arrested Development. I shelled 4 1/2 cups of pecans (which took … Continue reading

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Stuffing

My favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner is stuffing. Wait.  Revision, that sounds bad.  My favorite part, aside from all of those people you love gathered together in one place.  The people are totally my favorite part.  But the stuffing is probably … Continue reading

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‘Sup, Doc.

A couple of weeks ago after Willow’s spectacular knee injury, I drove her to the doctor. He walked into the room and happened to see me first. “I know you!” he said. “Yup!” “Lateral meniscus repair. Twice.  What, five or … Continue reading

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Sparkles

My grandmother was a beauty queen, y’all. This picture is from 1932, when she was Nellie Rose Norris, May Queen at Meredith College.  The day she was crowned May Queen her boyfriend, a pilot, flew over campus and dropped roses … Continue reading

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