Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring Cleaning

I only do it because it’s expected. And needed. Pollen season in the Deep South means everything is covered with a yellow crust that needs peeling off.Or chiseling off. Or oven cleaner. Anyway, I don’t go on a blitz and … Continue reading

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The Morning Routine

6:00 am Terry: Time to get up, #4. It’s 6. #4: uuuuuuhhhnnnn5moreminuteshnnnnnn 6:15 Me: Time to get up, Sunshine (or Sparky, or Sweetcheeks, whatever comes to mind). (throws the puppy onto the bed, he proceeds to bounce around like Tigger … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey

I heard lots of people going on about Downton Abbey. Netflix has it on Instant View. I thought “oh whatever…” then one day last week, being bored, I put it on the thing and watched an episode. The pilot was … Continue reading

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A Man of his word

Yesterday evening #4 said he wanted a haircut. Ok, no problem. I have clippers and usually give him a 1/2 inch buzz cut every couple of months. No, he said. I want is as short as you can get it … Continue reading

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When in doubt…

Fried chicken and potato salad. Terry had a rough day at work needed comfort food. The boys were all kind of wanting it. CJ offered to go to the store and get the ingredients. Daylight Savings Time means we can … Continue reading

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I’m probably stepping in it now.

I reckon the whole pot of stew stirred up by the Rush Limbaugh/ Sandra Fluke controversy has me more upset than I realized at first. First of all, I despise it when people resort to name calling. It pisses me … Continue reading

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Hyperactive Springtime

The Garden: Snow peas and salad greens are up! Tiny greens and poking up through the dirt, and the snow peas are pushing soil aside and it won’t be long until the poles will need to go in so they … Continue reading

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Dear You guys who control everything,

Warning: This is a bona fide rant. If you have trouble with strong opinions, go here. Ok menfolk. This is the 21st century and it is commonly acknowledged that women are every bit as smart as men. Or it should … Continue reading

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New things, Spring Things

It’s Spring in The Southland. The grass needs cutting, the wisteria is starting to show buds, and peepers yell at you from the swamp across the road. We slept with the windows open last night, it got down to about … Continue reading

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