Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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Monday, December 30, 2013

Holiday Happenings

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All I got for Christmas is my two front teeth
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and a new pool
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Some Butterfly Wonderland
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 a sweet doggie's first Xmas eating the ornaments
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and Zoo Lights with Shawn and these guys
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Happy Holidays

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Book Club - Time is a River

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Louise's. White Elephant. Little Baby Jesus. New cowgirl room. Some Petite Ya Yas. Getting hammy. Pomegranate and Prosecco. Wine glass on a strap. Obscene hand gestures. The Queen wave. The disco hoops. Circle of Life.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Eating Christmas

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Eating Christmas
What a bunch of Rock Stars!
The mixed marriages, the bipolar celebrations, the contraband cookies, the Kahlua cocktails - my kind of holiday

Movie Madness - Inside Llewyn Davis

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Sunday at Camelview

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Stand-Up Live

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Started a new holiday traditions with the Leanne, Carla, Susan, Annie, Audrey and Linda VIP crowd - head to out of the bubble downtown and laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh...

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Singh's Segal Sanctuary Saturday

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The Segals don't farm. We shop. We eat out. We order in. We don't even cook, really. Well, one of us cooks and when the Old Wildcat chef and I checked out Singh Farms today, it wasn't even the cookable stuff that was the most impressive. It was the jaw-dropping, Emerald City-likeness of the place. A true sanctuary. The canopy of trees. The clean air. The log cabin market. When you grow up in Phoenix, even back in Old Wildcat's running-around-barefoot-in-the-summer days, there weren't a lot of sanctuaries.  The Phoenix Zoo had its moments. I remember a long-lost place called The Tropical Garden Zoo that had a certain coolness to it. And, not that Old Wildcat knew Abraham Lincoln personally, he told me about a D.C. sanctuary where, back in the day, Honest Abe was just a horseback ride away to a house in the hills, away from the hot, argumentative city where he could stretch out, cool off and breathe a little easier. Just like at Singh Farm.

Top it off with a burrito at the Blind Pig and you've got a not bad kind of Arizona day.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


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Wow. Chihuly and crowd outdid themselves again. Dinner with the ladies at the amazing new Gertrude's, then a perfect desert stroll through a burst of color. Incredible.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Fifty Shades of Felt

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Oh my...
Christian and Anastasia as their dirtiest selves.
 Nearly Naked Theatre

Pre-theatre din din The Lodge
Shawn, Shana and Heather  :)

Crafeteria - Friday

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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Lal and Dheena's

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"We love you more than you'll ever know."
Pre-Thanksgiving love fest with the amazing Fernandos.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Red Bull Illume

Red Bull Illume at the Scottsdale Waterfront.
Wow. Took a tour around the world.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Book Club - The Goldfinch

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Book Club -The Goldfinch
Haven't read it yet, and I'm told book club tomorrow will be an R-rated cloud9 kinda night, so may not hear much about it, either.

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Movie Madness - The Book Thief

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It's not often a great book becomes a great movie - but it happened with this one.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Purse Party!

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Need a cute new bag?
How about a little bling?
 Some holiday gifts?
Maybe some wine?

You know the drill...

And the crowds went wild...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Hakuna Matata

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What a wonderful show down in Tempe

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Turnip the Beet!

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Sunday Dinner
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Welcome and Cheers!
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the appetizers
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a mozzarella pulling lesson by a guy from Pizzeria Bianco
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Then came the limbo contest, the main course, a big group hug and a cupcake.
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We'll definitely be back!

M.M...M.M...good - Movie Madness

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Switching to Sundays. So much fun to smoosh in with the girls and Matthew McConaughey for a great madhouse matinee. Save me a seat!

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Canal Convergence

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Water + Art + Light =
Canal Convergence

and after a couple of Barrio Queen margaritas...
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Friday, November 8, 2013

The Bitch Is Back

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Awesome group of ladies - hilarious stories, moving poetry, some songs
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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Singh Farms

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Veggies, meandering paths, citrus spritzers, French pumpkin soup, an accordion player, Leslie, Shana, Maddie, Maurice, Shana and Mr. Singh!
An oasis in the middle of the desert - beautiful.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Jaye and Jill's Biltmore Babe-alicious Birthday Bash

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Write this down - 
The birthday girls were ready to celebrate!
Jaye, Jill, Ronnie, Leslie, Maddie and me for
sushi and suds at Stingray, then chocolate and big group snuggle on the lawn
as we laughed with Bridget.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Fair Thee Well

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Off to the Fair

Rides, cotton candy, a petting zoo and even a Star Trek exhibition,
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so I don't have to go alone

National Cat Day

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Just heard it's National Cat Day
All about the cats, special treatment, extra treats, lots of petting

Or, as otherwise known in our house,
 National Just Like Every Other Day Day

Saturday, October 26, 2013


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Maggie's 5th Annual Halloween Party!

Our unbelievably creative and Bewitching hosts - Maggie and Jens.
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Party People
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I went as
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and tried to sign up some characters for a little insurance,
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but kept running into a bunch of scary "glitches"...
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