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A Last Hurrah?

Wow – two whole months have passed since my last post, but no apologies. I am not a slave to my blog! Perhaps the creative juices will begin to flow again… perhaps not. Time will tell. That said, the title … Continue reading

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Icicles and Sauerkraut

When my writer-daughter mentioned the other night that she had put up a new post on her blog, I realized that I haven’t posted anything for about two weeks. (News met with mild disapproval from said daughter.) Why is it … Continue reading

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New Years, Fresh Starts

The holidays are officially over. NaNoWriMo is done: I didn’t win – I only got to 20,000 words or so, but I’ve got lots of material to mine for this blog. Our semi-annual trip to the mid-west is complete: even … Continue reading

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It Slices, It Dices

Our refrigerator is still limping along (see: Random Laundry Rant), but our old mixer/blender/food processor/juicer finally gave up the ghost. It was an Oster Kitchen Center and it could perform any of those functions depending on the attachment you used. … Continue reading

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It’s True, What They Say About Socks.

So much for my intentions to write at least one blog post a week. What can I say… I was on vacation. I’ve been slowly trying to reclaim our front porch from the clutter that has gathered out there. There … Continue reading

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Random Laundry Rant

What’s an “R” word for laundry? Repetitive? Routine?┬áRelentless? Seriously, I don’t really mind doing laundry (which I keep wanting to spell without the “n”) but it’s not my favorite thing to do. That would be more along the lines of … Continue reading

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Preheat Your Oven to 400┬░. Seriously?

Has anyone noticed that it’s pretty hot out? And in. We have one window air conditioner upstairs, which is shared by two bedrooms by means of a quilt “curtain” and several fans. (Daughter is out of luck, but she-who-is-always-cold doesn’t … Continue reading

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Brown Thumb… Green Thumb…

There is no way anybody would ever describe me as having a green thumb. In one job, many years ago, I was forbidden to touch, water, or otherwise have anything to do with the plants in our room, and for … Continue reading

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