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The Last Christmas-Free Post This Year, Probably

Why does Christmas HAVE to start the day after Thanksgiving? In my mind, it should be like college where we had a dead week before finals, just to catch your breath and make sure your loins are girded. But, the … Continue reading

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Post Thanksgiving Stupor

We figure you are hung over from all the tryptophan from you turkey dinner yesterday, and are well into the shopping frenzy, by the time you read this. So, we will make it a bit shorter than usual, that is, … 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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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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Glad to be Garage Saling

I was in MI for my dad’s celebration of life, and one of the ways we celebrated him was to go to all the garage sales we could find! He loved to spend Friday and Saturday mornings picking through people’s … Continue reading

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Hold My Beer

Deb posted that great picture last week of her cute little snowdrops. Mother Nature took one look at that and said, “Hold my beer”. We got a solid twenty inches of heavy wet snow in less than 48 hours: Our … Continue reading

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