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motherhendiaries

Hi there! I am an American who washed up on the shores of England over 25 years ago. I decided that if my life is an open book anyway, I better start writing some of it down before I get too old to remember that I enjoyed most of it. And if I can make you choke on your bagel or snort coffee out your nose from time to time, I feel I have succeeded in my mission here. Someone has to do it. Welcome to the comedrama dust bath that is my life...

Captioning the Moment #5

“At the end of every rainbow is a flock of chickens!” On rare occasions, the sun, the rain and my birds cooperate beautifully. Here is my most recent “Rainbow Connection”, featuring Blue, a camera shy Charlotte, Buffy, the late Junior and Jade looking positively Hitchcockian in the fading light of day. I’ve […]

La Lingua dell’Amore

Ok, ok… so I’ve been just the tiniest bit quiet this month. As in, TOTALLY SILENT! Truth is, I’ve been up to my ears in the business that is life – you know, taxes, family, bills… *snore!* As you know, some women escape to the mall or to the […]

Honey, I’m HOME!

So Mother Hen has taken a bit of a leave of absence this past month, but with the steady stream of posts appearing daily on your readers, I feel pretty certain my absence has been a welcome reprieve for you all! But, guess what? I’M BAAAAAACK! So… what […]

The Bottom of the Holiday Cup

Well, here we are, reaching the bottom of our proverbial holiday cup, already mentally making the move from two weeks of Italian winter sun back to the short, gray, drizzly days of a British January. Not that I’m complaining – we’ve had a wonderful time skiing, hiking and […]