Polli Graham

Two of my favorite sayings: I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. ~ Lily Tomlin and You only live once; but if you do it right…once is enough. ~ Mae West
I have never written a bio of me before. I have no idea what others might find interesting or necessary.

Started off with my CV but that was truly boring and only reflects my work life. I considered inventing something really dramatic but with my luck someone who really knows me would read it and totally expose my “embellishments”. So, here’s what I think are the basics.

I am by education an RN, have worked the majority of my career in ICUs. A few years ago I traded in my scrubs for lady clothes and a briefcase and now I am a liaison for  group of excellent Rehabilitaion Hospitals here in Massachusetts. I get to travel around  talking with people all day, do some direct marketing and education, and use skills honed over thirty years.

In my real life I am a sister, an aunt a daughter and a friend. I have wonderful nieces and nephews who I can play with, travel with, be proud of and spoil! I’ve saved pictures of all our adventures so that someday I can blackmail them into taking me to Early Bird specials.

I am a voracious reader, from Jane Austen to David Baldacci. Love movies-all kinds-and think NetFlix might be the best invention of the new millenium. Used to be a TV snob-now watch Masterpiece Theatre AND Real Housewives of NYC. I haven’t sunk to Jersey Shore yet but you never know…

I love music-Motown to Eminem. Love live theater but sleep thru the ballet. Spend hours doing needlepoint and cross stitch…and complicated jigsaw puzzles. I love to cook-and eat! Excited to find new recipes-then change them all around the next time I make them. One of these days will have to write everything down because nothing comes out the same way twice!

I am a political and news junkie. Consider elections a form of entertainment. Despair of people who don’t get involved-or even vote!

What I don’t do is BLOG! I am a champion “lurker” and love some of the great sites out there. This is my maiden run. Toby has promised to hold my hand til I find my “voice”. Think it’s exciting to join all these amazing women on this new adventure-and hope you will find my musings worth reading.

A Perfect Spring Evening

Last year when Diva Toby was home for a Massachusetts v […]

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And Now A Word From The Fashion Police …

Spring has come early to Boston! Actually it was more l […]

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Cereal Isn’t Just For Breakfast Anymore – Part Two

Loved reading Toby’s post about the use of cereal […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Mystery Music Week

We’re getting close to the end of this season. Th […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Halloween

Once again girlfriends, if you weren’t watching D […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Broadway Week

OK girlfriends, even if you aren’t watching Danci […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Eighties Week

Well girlfriends, as women of a certain age we all reme […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Movie Theme Night

OK, I’m sure after my way too long intro to Danci […]

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Dancing With The Stars ~ Most Memorable Year

OK, admit it, you have a guilty pleasure! One of mine s […]

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Summer Strawberry Trifle

This past weekend I was once again invited to a family […]

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Lemon: An Alternative To Chocolate Desserts!

OK, I know it’s a sacrilege to say this… I& […]

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It’s Raining Men

It’s Father’s Day , the time of year when w […]

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Remembering Barbara

I lost my Mom 10 years ago-at times it feels like eons, […]

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Chocolate Bisquit Cake Fit For A Royal Wedding

It’s two weeks til the Royal wedding. If like me […]

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Springtime Chicken and Brie

I know it’s Spring, the calendar assures me it ha […]

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Another Piece of Childhood .. Lost

I heard tonight that Hasbro will no longer be making th […]

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Gaelic .. Garlic .. It’s All Good!

When you think of Irish cuisine…well really, who […]

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Where Did The Civility Go?

Whatever happened to courtesy? I remember when it was a […]

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Post Holiday Angst

Dear Madison Avenue Advertising Executives, The holiday […]

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