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About rootietoot

I do what I can.

Rusty

I have several dogs, but one is more attached to me than the other 3. I think, anyway, he is never (unless I’m not there) more than 3 feet away, making sure whatever threats are out there don’t cause me … Continue reading

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Bookish

I love to read. Absolutely LOVE. IT. When I was a little bitty girl, just starting school, I was reading so much that I’d get bored in class and read ahead. When it came my turn to read a paragraph, … Continue reading

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Warning: You’ve been warned.

Rarely do I ever step into the political arena. I’d rather step in a pile of fresh dog poo and track in on carpet, to be honest. But I’m going to tread around the edges of it for a minute, … Continue reading

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Spring Break!

“HEY MA!” said #3, “You gonna go to PCB an’ git turnt*? You’re a college kid now, gonna hafta do the whole thang!” *translation: “Mother dearest, are you going to spend your hard earned time on a pointless trip to … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Usually when i write a post here, it’s because something came to mind for a topic. Then it winds up wandering down some other rabbit-hole entirely, but isn’t that the fun of it all? When I write something for school, … Continue reading

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Smile, darn ya!

So, there’s a lot of to-do all over about people telling women to SMILE, because if we aren’t smiling we obviously aren’t happy and if we aren’t happy then…something. So here’s the question: Are we, as women, obligated to smile … Continue reading

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The holding pattern

hold·ing pat·tern ˈhōldiNG ˈpadərn/ noun the flight path maintained by an aircraft awaiting permission to land.  a state or period of no progress or change.   I hate waiting. When I make a decision, I want to act on it … Continue reading

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