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Fall is in the air!

today was the first day since a while back that it felt like a promise of Fall. The morning was cool enough to need socks (thin ones, but still…) and the humidity dipped below 90% for the first time since … Continue reading

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I follow the letter of the law.

Lately…well, not so lately really, but lately I decided to DO something about it, I have had Foot Problems. Podiatrists making noises about ugly shoes and being sensible and why do women wear things like that on their feet it’sjustaskingfortroubledon’tberidiculous. … Continue reading

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Whoo!

The past few weeks have been raucously active. For me, anyway. I mean, I know people who’s daily lives are mapped by the minute because that’s the only way all of it can get done. I am more of the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

It’s a tradition, right? Springtime in the South means pollen, and lots of it. Not just pollen-my-nose-itches but thick visible clouds of yellow billowing out of trees with a breeze, yellow dust covering cars that turns to a paste when … Continue reading

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overwhelmedish

Once upon a time, back when the boys were all very young and culture dictated that I was supposed to be harried and late to everything and have baby-barf on my clothes most of the time, I was none of … Continue reading

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User’s Manuals are for Wimps!

A while back, thanks to a generous gift from Grandmother (she’s up in Heaven now, singing with the angels and probably dancing too, if I know her at all), I purchased a fancypants sewing and embroidery machine and an excessively confusing … Continue reading

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Juggling acts

So many things happening, almost all of them good, but still, why all at once? It’s like a great big party of stuff and I, being an introvert, would much prefer for things to happen one at a time with … Continue reading

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Minor irritations

I am irritable this morning.  Sleep wasn’t great last night, and consequently…well, you know. That’s all it is. A long time ago I tried to teach the kids the difference between irritation (that’s what happens when a fly is buzzing … Continue reading

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Ew ticks…

You know how when you have an itch- bug bite or whatever- they tell you “DON’T SCRATCH IT!” and so you try not to.  You can find all sorts of hints and tips like “rub it gently with a dry … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Dilemna

I’ve probably written about this before, but it’s on my mind so here it goes again. Mother’s Day…I like it. However, it brings up so many mixed feelings.  You know how parenting magazines are all about taking care of little … Continue reading

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