Category Archives: childhood

The trip to the grocery store…oy vey.  It was Big Groceries, too, a whole buggy full. I was nearly checked out, maybe 5 items left, and…the cash register computers died. All of them.  The cashier said “uh boy…last time this … Continue reading

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On becoming a style icon…or something.

I got another skirt put together yesterday. I have now made so many of these skirts I can do it in my sleep, which is kind of nice. You see, clothes and I have always had something of a…well, not … Continue reading

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and just like that, it’s 1975

I mailed #4’s final payment for camp last week. Satisfied that he was all set, I felt like a grown-up and Proper Mother. My kid’s going to camp, as kids like to do, he has his medical thingy, all the … Continue reading

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Camp memories

I went to camp for 2 Summers. The first time was at Rock Eagle, near Madison, Georgia, and the second was at Tybee Island, just outside of Savannah. It’s where we go to the beach now, if a beach is … Continue reading

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Looking back

Today is my 46th birthday- not exactly a Benchmark Birthday, but still it means another year passed, still healthy, still married, all’s well here. Naturally I’m thinking and taking stock, because it’s what happens on a birthday here. My first … Continue reading

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Truth…or not?

I’m going to tell you a few things about myself. most of them are true, one of them is not. If you’ve done this before with me, don’t say anything to give it away. otherwise, guess which one is false. … Continue reading

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The digital age vs the stone age

I grew up before home computers, cell phones and the like. We got our first microwave oven when I was in 9th grade, and I didn’t have a color tv until after Terry and I got married. So, I learned … Continue reading

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Fat little white guy

The problem is that every time I turn around there’s abother recipe that looks SO GOOD and I think “OH! I should make that for Christmas Day!” but when is enough enough? I think I’ve reached it but Pillsbury keeps … Continue reading

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