Here Lies Dina, She Was Rarely At a Loss for Words

So there it was, at the top of my stats page, the number of posts which have appeared on Wine and Cheese (Doodles). The last one, about my son's extreme origami frustration was number 499. Which makes this one...500. That's a lot of posts. Like, seriously a lot of posts. Now, full disclosure, some of... Continue Reading →


100 Shades of Me

If you have grade school kids you may be familiar with 100th day of school celebrations.  Students are invited to bring in 100 of some 'thing' and they happily spend the day gluing 100 pieces of Ziti or 100 Cheerios onto a big poster board.  Like so many other child and school related scenarios, it... Continue Reading →

Your blog punched my blog right in the nose

I have hit the proverbial wall.  In fact, I am standing against the proverbial wall and banging my head against it, repeatedly.  For about a month now, I have been trying to write my way through the wall, struggling not only with tone and wording, but also with the realization that no matter how much... Continue Reading →

You don’t bring me flowers….

When I was in high school, one of the ways the Student Council raised money was by selling carnations.  You could buy a badly dyed flower for a dollar and send it to another student, either signed or anonymously.  At the end of the day you'd be sitting in history class and somewhere between the... Continue Reading →

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