Author Archives: Patti, Reinvented

About Patti, Reinvented

Writer & editor, foodie, blogger. Most people think my dad was the funny one in the family. I'm here to tell you Mom had her moments. As a kid, whenever I asked her what we were having for dinner she'd turn toward me, look at the ever-present dish rag in her hand, look back at me and say with a smirk, “Stewed rags and buttermilk.”

Frankly, my dears, I don’t give a damn

Just as the petite, raven-haired Scarlet O’Hara raised a clenched fist to the Heavens and swore she’d never go hungry again, so, too, have I fervently declared a promise to the blue skies up above. Only my declaration of independence … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Nontraditional Mom

I passed a milestone of sorts a few weeks ago.  I’ve been at this blog for a little over a year now.  And I can’t believe how fast that year flew by! This blog started out and continues to be … Continue reading

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Fiesta Food For Thought

I know it’s going to be a strange day when I find I’m having trouble composing a simple email.  As a writer, when my fingers merely loiter over the keyboard, and my mind stumbles over sentence structure in a quick … Continue reading

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

After a few foggy moments staring at my computer screen this morning, I decided to take a motivational walk through the neighborhood.  Zipping around the elementary school, I don’t know where it came from but I started to hum the … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish

Another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone.  And I didn’t wake with a corned beef and green beer hangover, nor did I find any pots of gold.  In fact, I didn’t even see a rainbow. Instead, everywhere I look … Continue reading

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