Category Archives: Italian life

Whatever happened to Cakes McCain?

Meet the grand master of procrastination and the poster-girl for lazy. Everyday for weeks (OK, months), I had planned my return to the blogsphere, however I just never got around to it, and felt like for the most part, life was actually too … Continue reading

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It’s my blog and I’ll bitch if I want to

Recently a FB contact took a pot shot at me  in response to a quip I made on another friend’s post. The post was regarding odd couples she had observed that day, and my comment went something like this: “How … Continue reading

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Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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We used to be friends. No wait, you just dicked me around to validate your ginormous ego.

A long time ago, we used to be friends But I haven’t thought of you lately at all If ever again, a greeting I send to you, Short and sweet to the soul I intend… My former Italian Holy Grail … Continue reading

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Keep calm and suck it up…

I am very thankful to everyone for all the lovely condolences, kind words and concern I received since last Tuesday and regarding the news contained in my last post. The pending question seems to be how I am holding up these days… Besides lounging in bed … Continue reading

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The Loss…

Looking back on the 31st of December: The morning I was due to arrive in Toronto for New Years Eve, walking a thin line of sanity obsessing whether or not I should get on the next flight the airline had me booked … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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