Author Archives: Patti, Reinvented

About Patti, Reinvented

I am a writer & editor, photographer, foodie, dog rescuer – the priority order changes daily. 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, glance down at the ever-present dish rag in her hand, and say with a smirk, “Stewed rags and buttermilk.”

I Am Woman, Watch Me Soar

I’m taking a little detour today, March 8, because it’s International Women’s Day, and March is Women’s History Month. This is a special time to honor great women and the women who will be great.  It’s a time to appreciate … Continue reading

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Give Me the Simple Life

As a kid growing up in the 60s, in a house filled with music and two parents who loved to sing out loud, I learned as a youngster to love the greats: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, the … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal

Writing, writing, writing.  Words, sentences, paragraphs.  My fingers sing clickety-clack out loud as they dance on my keyboard.  It’s a new week, new year and I’m busy in my home office.   A few recent writing projects have kept me busy … Continue reading

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A Tasty Diversion

In the delightful Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks film, You’ve Got Mail, there is a point at which Meg’s character realizes she’s in a very tough fight — it’s Christmas time and she is desperately trying to save her business, her livelihood.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions & Reinventions

I opened up the house today to air it out before the fireplace season really kicks in.  The sun was out, there was a great, chilly breeze, and I wanted to finally flush the house of a spent Summer and … Continue reading

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