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The instinct to say “no”

 When my kids were younger, there came a point when I felt like I was always telling them “no” whenever they made a request.  After thinking it over, I came to realize that the reason was because I felt as … Continue reading

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Poor Lonely Old Blog!

When I was a kid, whenever we drove by the school during a school break, my mom would say, “Poooooor lonely old school!” It’s probably not a self-fulfilling prophecy that my blogging is suffering due to schoolwork, is it? They … Continue reading

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They make fun of me…

My family ridicules me for moving the furniture a lot (according to their standards.  I think I’m pretty moderate in my moving of the furniture).   But it’s hard for some types to adjust to change. So, I’ll try to be gentle … Continue reading

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6939 Days of Wedded Bliss!

Well, maybe not all of them were bliss…sorry about that honey! But Happy Anniversary!  I adore you even more now than I did back then!

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‘Tis a rough life…


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How to wrap a snowbrush for a teen boy

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Kind of proud…

Two years ago, the day after Christmas, I went to Jo-Ann Fabrics and bought a whole slew of christmas fabric in their sale. Last year I started making fabric bags to “wrap” our presents in. This year I made a … Continue reading

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I’m going to call this all hypothetical.  You can decide for yourself if you really think it is hypothetical. Oh, and fair warning…maybe you don’t really want to read this, particularly if you are of the male persuasion. So, if … Continue reading

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Happy 2nd Birthday to my puppies!

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The WeAtheR outside is FRIGHTful!

Just a few random thoughts on the SNOW: That’s a yardstick stuck into the snow on top of his car. If it keeps snowing like this, it should reach the top of the fence by Friday morning (according to my … Continue reading

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