Monthly Archives: July 2010

list listy list list lists of lists and a whole book of them

I do love a list. About 15 years ago, when I started on a medication for the bipolar disorder and my brain (formerly sharp as all get-out and capable of remembering everything) went *phtzt* I started keeping a notebook and … Continue reading

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a perfect day so far.

This morning I got everyone up at 6:30 and announced we were going to the beach. Tybee Island is about an hour and 20 minutes drive from Statesboro, and worth the trip. It’s not as high-falutin’ as Hilton Head 30 … Continue reading

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It’s like this. I feel a cold coming on. That scratchy throat sneezy thing, achy in the neck and back and I wish I could just lay on the couch and be waited on thing. I have my own series … Continue reading

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Changes afoot

no details yet, but eventually. Just not right now. Right now I get to go about business as usual. No, I am not pregnant (that I know of) and no, we aren’t adopting a set of triplets from a third … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday CJ!

Happy 19th Birthday, 3rd Son! May this coming year involve education of many sorts. I’ll still cook you a dinner if you want. But you have to be here to eat it. Thank you for not dying last year!

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24 years ago today

Terry and I got married. The ceremony was in my parent’s front yard with the daylilies and hostas blooming, oak leaf hydrangeas and pots of white chrysanthemums. We had a casual wedding. No fancy music, just a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Xanax r my frend

I’m tense and anxious. I don’t know why. Usually I can look at things going on in life and winkle out a reason for the sweaty palms and dry mouth. Right now I can’t and it’s been going on for … Continue reading

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Sometimes they tax me…

No, it’s not about the gummint, tho they tax me too, in a variety of ways. This time, yes, it’s about (guess what!) the kids. I love my kids. All 4 of them. Really I do. They’re good things, generally. … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Cobbler

The James Beard Project is chugging right alone. Yesterday involved his recipe for Southern Fried Chicken– just regular fried chicken only fried in lard (what??). Details on the web site. Dessert was fresh peach cobbler. And…it was my own recipe. … Continue reading

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Phleud’s a good one, as cats go. He doesn’t jump on our heads at 2 am (glaring at Gracie), he doesn’t stand outside the bedroom door at midnight and yowl that Chinese Opera Siamese Cat 2-minute-no-breath yowl (glaring at Gracie). … Continue reading

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