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2012

Wow. Twenty-twelve. When I was a kid I used to wonder how we’d refer to the year after it flipped over to 2000.  Now, were are a year out from where they were when “The Postman” with Kevin Costner pretends to … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Ok, with Christmas almost here, and with our extreme scaled back version (kind of like the Extreme Home Edition Makeover, but in reverse) of Christmas, we have had almost zero time spent on “buying” Christmas. I have gotten to the … Continue reading

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Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

I had to make the very difficult decision of having my 17 year old cat down. Actually, making the decision was easy, his health had been deteriorating over the last year; clearly he was having health issues. He dropped from … Continue reading

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Those that know

Well, either you’re closing your eyes To a situation you do now wish to acknowledge Or you are not aware of the caliber of disaster indicated By the presence of a pool table in your community. Ya got trouble, my … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

Have you found yourself apologizing today? I have, for large goofs and minor gaffs…feeling extremely repentant and guilty over both..here are my questions: On average: How often do you “over hear” someone apologizing in a day? Do they sound sincere … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Yeah, I looked around today and thought, wow, hillbilly.  We have a laundry basket floating in our pool. Hillbilly. It is there because when our dryer threatened to pull a Talking Heads “Burning Down the House” earlier this summer, I … Continue reading

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Soul Sucking Summer

This has been a doozy of a summer.  Just when I was at a breaking point, mentally, physically and spiritually from the immense and unrelenting heat of this summer, a reprieve! I wonder more and more every summer…”why do you … Continue reading

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Update: FLEAS

We took Fiona to the vet yesterday, she was miserable looking, she had scratched herself raw around her eyes, and under her arms and around her neck. Diagnosis? Allergies, to fleas, food and pollen. After a cortisone shot she was … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

Gah! I have had animals all of my life, but I have never had a flea problem like the one I’ve had this year.  I am not a big proponent of spreading toxic chemicals around the house, so I am looking into … Continue reading

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Hold the door!!!

I have always been a watcher…more than a doer or a talker….and I have observed people who do things like holding a door open, or not. There are grown men who will begrudgingly hold a door open for a woman … Continue reading

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