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Home Improvements & the “New Normal”

I am lucky enough to have a job in which I can work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, and believe me I am grateful.  That said, if you are also working from home during this time and didn’t already have a home office but are working out of your living room or kitchen, has […]

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Optimist, Pessimist or Realist?

We watched a good movie today, but it frustrated me. Possible spoilers, though I try not to, if you’re a fan of thrillers you’ve been warned. A married couple arrive at an old woodsy cabin owned by one of the spouse’s family for generations (that spouse will be referred to as “owner”). The owner shows their […]

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Pandemic 2020: The Positives of Working From Home

We’ve all heard the negatives during  this whole thing.  And of course people complaining of cabin fever & boredom.  So I decided to focus on the positive – as was my motto for 2020 (it just figures this would be the year I chose to “be positive”). That said,  here are some positives of working […]

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Dogs Make (almost) Everything Better

Kids can be so mean. When I was a little girl my feet turned inwards when I walked. To add to that I had almost no arch. So I had “special shoes” I had to wear every day. Because no one thought as much about kids then as they do now, there was zero style […]

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Flying Barbie Really Doesn’t Fly

That’s the honest truth – if you listen. The title of this comes from years ago when my daughter, age 5, wanted a “Flying Barbie”. The commercial showed Barbie flying and sang about her wonders. At the very end a man’s deep voice quickly said “Flying Barbie really doesn’t fly”. The next time we saw […]

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Bumper Stickers: What You Tell The World…

No offense to those of you that have these things on your car, I’ve just never understood them. I’ve never read one that helped me learn needful information. I have almost run into a few cars trying to read a small print bumper sticker. Small print ones should be illegal (says the near-sighted woman). I […]

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That Last Piece Isn’t For Eating!

Maybe my upbringing was different from yours. I was brought up in a southern home. That said, there was just a rule regarding food. The last piece isn’t to be touched – unless there was “just enough” and Daddy wanted it. But to be fair, that wasn’t a “Daddy makes the money, Daddy rules” sort […]

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