Category Archives: Dorothy’s Posts

Mystery Loves Company

Dear Readers, Dorothy cannot blog this month, so since we know you like your regular dose of her insight and humor, we are rerunning a post from a few years back that you might enjoy discovering or rereading. What are … Continue reading

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It’s That Kind of Day

Dorothy Cannell: Today being a dreary day, I felt in the mood to bake.  I have always enjoyed Apple Strudel, but wasn’t keen on the amount of work involved.  Several years ago I came upon an easy version that used crescent … Continue reading

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WHAT I DID ON MY VACATION

Dorothy Cannell: I had a marvelous time at the Saint Hilda’s conference in Oxford.  Met some interesting and likeable people, including an aspiring writer I hope will keep in touch.  Exceptionally helpful staff at the Porter’s Lodge, comfortable accommodation in the dorm … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet

Dorothy Cannell: My husband Julian and I like to plan our vacations well in advance. This is doable because we don’t toddle off from home very often and we relish the plotting and planning stage.  A year ago we talked to … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet

Dorothy Cannell: My husband, Julian, and I are in the midst of a family reunion in celebration of his eightieth birthday.  It is wonderful to be surrounded by children, grandchildren, siblings and cousins, and I’m grateful that unlike similar events … Continue reading

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What’s Not On The List

Dorothy Cannell:  Every so often since the movie came out I’ve thought about making a Bucket List. I have a dear friend who did this and has joyfully checked off every aspirational item.  This inspiration fueled me to put some effort … Continue reading

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Math Problem

Dorothy Cannell: I have always thought of myself as having less than mediocre intelligence. At school I was weak on geography, biology and French and was horrible at math (or maths as we called it in England) from long division and multiplication … Continue reading

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Snippet

Dorothy Cannell: I was sitting at an airport waiting for my connecting flight when I heard the person in the seat beside me talking directly into my ear.  That’s how it sounded, although when I looked up I saw it was … Continue reading

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Here’s to 2019

Dorothy Cannell: I had a wonderful Christmas and do not intend to dim the glow with New Year resolutions.  Self-improvement is not tantalizing.  It’s a slog that shouldn’t be turned into a holiday event, one that doesn’t even get the benefit … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

 Dorothy Cannell: My list is as long as some of those Oscar winner acknowledgements, but these are some of the reasons I feel the joy of gratitude this year. Being pain free as a result of spinal surgery last December. Having … Continue reading

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