Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Hand


For the past eight weeks, furrylittlegnome has been typing away wearing this contraption attached to her left hand. It is a dynamic splint, and its purpose is to passively straighten some phalanges. Made out of thermoplastic, and a lot of … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Visits Dinant, Belgium


Furrylittlegnome is getting giddy. Her yearly trip abroad is getting closer and closer. London will be a five day visit with just a few things on the agenda: a tour of the renovated Kensington Palace, tea at Fortnum & Mason, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough


Furrylittlegnome likes sweets. There’s no doubting that. As many of you have learned from this blog, she likes her Thin Mints and her Cadbury Creme Eggs. Something furrylittlegnome hasn’t written about, until now, is her love of chocolate chip cookie … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome’s Hobby That Lasts All Year


These fingers! There have been quite a few recipients of furrylittlegnome’s finished needlepoint projects. Some have been given as gifts while others have been made specifically for gnome friends. And, to be fair, furrylittlegnome has been the recipient of someone’s … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome’s Evening Treat


Sorry, furrylittlegnome followers – I just had to show all of you my after dinner treat!

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The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo


The Golden Girls Season 4. Episode 2. “The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo” Original air date: October 22, 1988 Air time: 24 minutes What a treat, Furrylittlegnome followers! ¬†Gnome just went through some TiVo and found her most favorite … Continue reading

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International Approaches to Pop Culture and the News


Forget the American tabloid magazines. Forget the nightly entertainment shows. ¬†Forget about Brian Williams, Anderson Cooper and Bill O’Reilly. Although furrylittlegnome does like the newsmen mentioned above, when she wants some pop culture gossip or news that hasn’t made it … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade


Picture it. Sunday, March 18th, 2012. It’s a balmy 68 degrees fahrenheit, and more than 500,000 spectators have descended to the streets of South Boston, Massachusetts. The infamous St. Patrick’s Day parade is in full swing in this overwhelming Irish … Continue reading

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Under the Weather


Like the weather, furrylittlegnome would be incredibly warm one minute and then down-right chilly the next. For three long days, gnome has been battling a “cold”. Last night, she lost the battle as a deep and painful cough settled in … Continue reading

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A Change of Scenery


House-sitting is typically a fun time for furrylittlegnome. It’s like being on vacation without actually being on vacation. Five floors of prime real estate in the city of Boston, a nine minute walk to and from work and no one … Continue reading

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