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tasty tasty!

Food is good, right? of course it is. And good food is even better! How do you define “good food”? Is it food that is nutritious and all organicky and Approved By (whoever it is that approves of stuff)? Or … Continue reading

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Traditional Family Values

One of our household Christmas Traditions is the Unreasonable Gift Request. It started when the boys were young enough to believe they could possibly get whatever they asked for, and had absolutely no clue about what “budget” meant. When they … Continue reading

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confession time

You all know I like to cook. On facebook I’m constantly posting write-ups of the latest concoction for dinner, using locally sourced produce and fancy pants unpronounceable bits of stuff that can only be found in places 3 hours drive … Continue reading

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On Wearing White

I do not like to sweat. It’s gross. An hour after sweating, I start to smell bad, and as a (relatively) Proper Southern Woman Of A Certain Age, both sweating and smelling bad are social sins of (nearly) the greatest … Continue reading

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There and back again

We made a fast trip to West Virginia, for the funeral of Terry’s grandmother. 93 years old, she was, with a whole BUNCH of descendants, including 10 great-great grandchildren.  I remember her as a sweet,generous, and opinionated woman who deeply … Continue reading

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I confess to some frivolity induced giddiness.

Agnes McCalvinox has been banished to the basement. Or attic. Or wherever it is you banish disapproving and judgmental inner voices. I am preparing for some frivolous activities. For some non-productive relaxation of the sort many people think is dumb … Continue reading

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Get it together!

Was is Charles Barkley who said “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.”?…no. I looked it up. Mohammed Ali said that. But it’s true. So I’m not bragging when I say that I can buy groceries. I buy … Continue reading

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