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Gratitude is Wine for the Soul …

Go on. Get drunk. Rumi, the 13th century Persian poet, was a smart guy. I’m sure he never thought that his words, “Go on. Get drunk” would also be the best way to deal with this Thanksgiving post—I’m grateful to … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

It’s been a weird week. I had to get a new roof, because my old one had a leak. I’m not great at calling and getting bids—it’s pretty stressful for me. Not to mention that I had an old solar … Continue reading

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Digging for Happiness

Well, it’s been a week, all right. It started with an inner ear infection over the holiday weekend, and ended with me begging plumbers to take my money, and plumbers saying “No!”. In between, it was HOT and my monarch … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, or Recycle Your Finds

Gosh, I’m so not in the mood to make fun of stuff today, or really all this week. You can tell by all the pictures I have that don’t come from a garage sale or thrift store. Since they are … Continue reading

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Glitterati

It’s that time of year. I wait, not so patiently, all year for this: The annual parade of my hibiscus bushes. The blossom on the left is a solid 10 inches in diameter! And the bush has been loaded with … Continue reading

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Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Not too much going on in our neck of the woods. It’s been hot, garage sales have been so-so, and the local thrift store has lost its collective mind about pricing. They now price everything for the half-off weekend sale … Continue reading

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It’s Too Darn Hot

I know I am not the only person in the country, or the world for that matter, humming this tune under my breath. (As an aside, if it were as hot in the video as it is here there would … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

Don’t let the post title worry you; we haven’t hit rock bottom, yet. Every time we think we’ve seen the worst thing ever, something else comes along. Probably a good life lesson in there for us. No, the title refers … Continue reading

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I Can’t Get You Out of My Mind

We frequently are haunted by the scary things we see at garage sales and thrift stores. Heck, we still have a picture of one of the first “bad things” we found as our mascot (Ruffles the Ugly Bunny) along the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Buying

We had an honest-to-goodness thunderstorm yesterday. It was so fun to see the lightning and hear the thunder and get a bit of rain. We have been very short of these in recent years, so it was a nice change. … Continue reading

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