Those that keep silence, suffer more

When Osyth wrote the quote about ordinary heroines, she forgot to mention herself.

Half Baked In Paradise

This year my husband and I agreed to spend Christmas apart.  Fear not, this is no  dramatic announcement of impending divorce, but rather a reflection on the bloated airfares during the season of goodwill.   In due time, I will tell of why we presently live one on either side of the Atlantic Ocean, but for now I will keep my council.  It was my very own idea and I feel that it was a worthy protest, though I imagine it was inconsequential to the point of silence to those responsible for  pumping up the  prices with such unfettered glee.

Unwilling to risk being peeved by my own decision, I settled on a different solution to the celebrations than sitting in solitary splendour brooding over a meal for one all the while being eyed meaningfully by The Beady Greedy Bean.

In France, as in many other countries, la veille de…

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About Bernadette

I live in the small town of Haddonfield, NJ. I am at an age in my life when I seem to spend time thinking and musing about life. These musings are usually stimulated by my walks through Haddonfield, my reading of books and fellow bloggers, and my interaction with my group of fabulous family and friends.

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  1. Bernadette YOU are such a person. Thank you for your kind words and most of all for your ever-generous, thoughtful and unerringly decent spirit. I am proud to know you.

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