Monthly Archives: November 2012

El Masa Muchacho

Longtime readers will recall that Mo bought her first set of Loteria cards last week. She loves them, but was slightly distressed that they didn’t include a Pillsbury Doughboy card. So she fixed it. Mo will never be accused of … Continue reading

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Family portrait, part 5

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Just another morning conversation, Part 33

mo: Why do they call it ambrosia? It’s just Jell-O with stuff in it. me: I guess “Jell-O with stuff in it” doesn’t sound that impressive. mo: But “ambrosia” sounds exotic when it’s not. It’s just Jell-O with nuts and … Continue reading

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Our new Thanksgiving tradition. No photos.

We drive over, just in case. It’s a little Hispanic meat market on the other side of town. They have the world’s greatest pastries, and we thought it would be fun to take pumpkin empanadas to the family gathering tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Mr. Pants’ Thanksgiving Q&A

Pilgrims are off on pilgrimages, Fiona Apple has canceled her South American tour so she can be with her ailing dog, and we have a pumpkin on the porch left over from Halloween. It can mean only one thing: Mr. … Continue reading

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